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Vince Garcia
Re: Wilcox
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:45am

There were a number of papers that published the day after the robbery in Salt lake, and Ogden with good interviews.

Buy yes, there were a variety of contradictions and reporters' mistakes here and there (mostly attributable to Robert Lawson), but with work and harmonization I was able to separate wheat from chaff and outline the most logical timeline of events, cutting flat out falsehoods like the engineer being beaten for not moving fast enough when ordered off the engine. Commonly reported but never happened except when trying to start the train after the bridge blowing.

  • WilcoxColin Taylor, Sun Nov 12 4:23am
    Vince-At the time of the Wilcox train robbery there was only one (if memory is correct) that published daily and that was in Cheyenne. Initially there were considerable differences, depending upon... more
    • Re: Wilcox — Vince Garcia, Sun Nov 12 5:45am
      • Another theory being takenColin Taylor, Sun Nov 12 6:28am
        Vince-Odd that you brought this up right now. Recently the museum in Kaycee has talked to a couple of guys that have another "straight" story about the Wilcox train robbery. I talked to one of them... more
        • Re: Another theory being takenVince Garcia, Sun Nov 12 10:31am
          What is their theory? Haw far out is it? I know some people think the robbery site is in a different spot
          • WilcoxColin Taylor, Sun Nov 12 2:09pm
            Vince- You can get hold of the guy by calling 307-472-1133.
            • Wilcoxcooper, Mon Nov 13 9:19am
              Colin - why don't you tell them what you have seen at the Wilcox site
              • WilcoxColin Taylor, Mon Nov 13 1:44pm
                Coop- The guy I have been emailing I have known for quite awhile. I have sent him the entire thing that I did figure out but he is sure he knows exactly what happened by reading his own newspapers.... more
            • Re: WilcoxVince Garcia, Sun Nov 12 5:43pm
              I don't talk to strangers. I thought you might just give a brief synopsis
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