Wilcox
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Title:Wilcox
History:A station on the Overland Route and Union Pacific Railroad between Rock River and Ridge. (Guidebook of the Western United States) A lonely, early day station on the Union Pacific. Here occurred the train robbery of the notorious Harvey Logan, of the Hole in the Wall gang. The train was flagged, two men entered the cab of the engine and ordered the engineer to pull across the bridge which was blown up, to prevent the next section from crossing. Over $60,000 was taken in unsigned bank notes. The gang made their escape on horses tied nearby. (WPA)
County:Albany
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:A station on the Overland Route and Union Pacific Railroad between Rock River and Ridge. (Guidebook of the Western United States) A lonely, early day station on the Union Pacific. Here occurred the train robbery of the notorious Harvey Logan, of the Hole in the Wall gang. The train was flagged, two men entered the cab of the engine and ordered the engineer to pull across the bridge which was blown up, to prevent the next section from crossing. Over $60,000 was taken in unsigned bank notes. The gang made their escape on horses tied nearby. (WPA)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11140185

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