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From Farm Boy to Legend in 21 Years

  • From Farm Boy to Legend in 21 Years
    From Farm Boy to Legend in 21 Years
On Feb. 22, 1878, Sam Bass and his gang pulled the first train robbery in Texas history hitting the Texas Central at Allen Station 24 miles north of Dallas. Fed up with the daily drudgery on his uncle’s Indiana farm, young Sam Bass headed southwest in 1869 to make his cowboy dream come true. Hired by a rancher outside Denton, the likable youth was a steady hand for several years. However, by…

 

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