By Wilson Casey

ISBN-10: 154021320X

ISBN-13: 9781540213204

ISBN-10: 1626198934

ISBN-13: 9781626198937

In 1949, bandits from Youngstown, Ohio, boarded a B&O passenger teach from Washington, D.C., to Detroit. within the West Virginia mountains close to Martinsburg, Luman "Lu" Ramsdell and his gang stopped the teach to rob and terrorize approximately one hundred fifty humans on board. They pistol-whipped a number of and shot at others prior to exiting the educate to subsequent rob a tavern and hijack getaway vehicles. nationwide headlines likened the development to the exploits of Jesse James and the notorious days of the Wild West. Lu and the group led specialists on a chase that ended with a harrowing shootout 5 blocks from the White apartment. Climb aboard with writer Wilson Casey for a firsthand account from the pinnacle bandit himself during this precise story of America's final relocating teach robbery.

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