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Remains of express car after DeAutremont train robbery. Mail car bombed during holdup attempt by DeAutremont brothers at Tunnel 13, Siskiyou Mountains. Known as the 'Last Great American Train Robbery';

Location: 

G33 A 5; G40 B 2

Notes: 

Also under Railroads

Year: 

1923

Scan location: 

Railroads\SOHS 06791 De Autrement Train Robbery Car.tif
Oct. 11, 1923, Ray, Roy, Hugh DeAutremont blew up mail car, killed four men in attempted robbery; apprehended in 1927,