Wells Fargo and Union Pacific want Bass and his gang. I'm Sam Bass, the one you are looking for. He was instrumental in helping design the original iconic No. . On September 18, 1877, Sam Bass, Joel Collins, Jack Davis, Tom Nixon, Bill Heffridge, and Jim Berry, robbed a Union Pacific train out of San Francisco. He gets his boots dirty researching a story, whenever possible on horseback. After interrogating an attendant as to why the main safe would not open, one of the bandits pistol whipped the man.
From his concealed position, he heard the robbers discuss the hold-up. Everhart soon noticed that Sam was beginning to neglect his work because of his pony and, knowing only too well what this would lead to, he advised Sam to sell his mare. But Bass, disguised as a farmer, made it back to Texas, where he formed a new outlaw band. According to local lore, the outlaw Sam Bass used the vicinity of Rosston, Texas twenty miles from Gainesville as a rendezvous, and the community celebrates Sam Bass Day annually on the third Saturday in July. Just as the robbers were preparing to leave the car without a dime, one of them noticed three stout little boxes piled near the big safe. Finally, after six hours of badgering, the guard relented.
For the winter he worked on Bob Carruth's ranch southwest of town. Note that for larger quantities, we may be able to offer even better quantity pricing, so contact us! Finally, Collins came to the store and, after buying clothing and provisions, told Mr. For decades Daytona was his February home, the initial brushstroke each year for this life that imitated its art. If you have any questions about substituting posters, please contact us. The 65th consecutive program cover Bass has painted for Charlotte Motor Speedway for this and next week.
Berry, having been wounded at the hand of the law, died a short distance from his home in Mexico, Missouri. In 1878, the gang held up two and four trains within 25 miles of. His life long love of the west began, growing up as comfortable on the back of a horse as most kids are on a bicycle. We have over 250 poster designs of all kinds currently available and we add new ones on a regular basis. It was odd for Bass to be in the snow and the sheets rather than his customary sand and sun. By daylight, the bandits had hidden their booty and returned to Ogallala. Collins and his men frequented a large general merchandise store.
Who knew there were such nice folks out there? Another 15 minutes I'd have just bled out and died, right there. Nevertheless, Wells Fargo agents, railroad detectives, Texas Rangers, and posses of private citizens chased Bass from his hideout in Denton County, Texas, throughout the old Southwest until he was shot by Texas Rangers in an attempted bank robbery at Round Rock, Texas, in 1878. DeArment updates the story of Sam Bass in a new foreword. Ware was in a barbershop being shaved when the outlaws entered the town and killed Deputy Sheriff A. Jones to Round Rock to intercept Sam Bass and his gang. Wanted: Sam Bass introduces the Great Western Detective League and a colorful cast of law enforcement professionals operating across the west in the late eighteen hundreds.
When all was ready these six men, heavily armed and masked, held up the train at , a small station a few miles beyond Ogallala. In Round Rock on July 19 Bass and his men became engaged in a gun battle, in which he was wounded. Moore that he and his companions were going back to Texas and would be up the trail the following spring with another herd of cattle. To see all our available posters, drop us a message. It was a different perception. He watched the gang make their camp for the night and again crept up to within a few yards of his suspects. Jones, Texas Ranger commander, Frontier Battalion.
I told him I was. You will get the best discounts if you buy in groups of 5, 10, or 20 posters. Pinkerton assigns agent Beau Longstreet. It was quite an experience. The entire experience lives as time-lapse footage in his mind, a blur. He rushed from the shop only partially shaved and fired his gun at the fleeing outlaws.
Common changes include names of cities or establishments. He tried to use it as a lesson in patience and diligence. He pulled it out, and it was a great, great painting he'd done of Bobby. Paul weaves fast paced stories around historical characters and events. I laid there and thought about how I needed to take better care of myself as a diabetic. Paul weaves fast paced stories around historical characters and events.