History Lists: 6 daring train robberies
(Source: The History Channel, October 15, 2013)
Almost as long as there have been trains, there have been train robberies. These dramatic stickups have become the stuff of legend thanks to dime novels and Hollywood westerns, but they also account some of the most fascinating — and lucrative — true crimes ever committed. From high profile capers by the likes of Jesse James and Butch Cassidy to a raid by a gang of Indian political dissidents, find out more about six of history’s most audacious rail heists.
Full story: History.com
Tuesday, October 15, 2013