L.J. Ferrari (tyler306) wrote,
L.J. Ferrari

"On This Day in American History"

On October 6, 1866, the first robbery of a moving train in the United States occurs in Indiana. After bandits make off with $10,000, robbing moving trains becomes popular in the American West. The sparsely populated, isolated areas are ideal for stopping trains, which often carry large quantities of cash and precious minerals.
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