“THE TAKING OF THE SUNSET EXPRESS”

Sunset Express

— TRAIN ROBBERS VANISH —  Engineer Colonel Bill Harper squinted into the darkness when the Southern Pacific westbound Sunset Express emerged from a long, narrow railroad cut. In the distance, he spotted what looked like a red lantern and applied the air brakes. 

Sparks exploded from the big iron wheels as the locomotive skidded along the rails and slowed to a stop about an engine-length from the wooden barricade […]

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