“THE DAY THE GOOD GUYS WON”

ROBBERY AT BAXTER'S CURVE

— THE ROBBERY AT BAXTER’S CURVE —  Two men stood in the shadows and watched a Southern Pacific train pull into Dryden, Texas, to take on water. When it stopped, they slipped aboard the locomotive and drew their guns. 

At around midnight, March 13, 1912, Ben Kilpatrick and Ole Hobek forced the engineer of Train #9 to proceed to an iron bridge east of Baxter’s Curve near Sanderson, and stop the train. Waiting […]

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