Bill Miner Train Robber

By: Anderson, Frank W.

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Bill Miner entered San Quentin Penitentiary in 1866. It was the start of a career. Pinkerton Detective Agency acclaimed him "master criminal of the West" -- credited with stealing over $250,000 from stagecoaches and trains. He inspired the critically acclaimed movie Grey Fox. A master of escape, he twice managed the fear while in Georgia's Milledpeville State Prison. He was over 70 at the time.

Title: Bill Miner Train Robber

Author: Anderson, Frank W.

Categories: History, General, True Crime, Canada,

Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Company, Limited: 1980

ISBN Number: 0919214185

ISBN Number 13: 9780919214187

Binding: Staple Bound

Book Condition: Good

Type: Canada

Seller ID: 143260

Description: 55 page pamphlet, fairly beat-up but still well bound with several maps, b&w photos depicting a couple of guys who do look like train robbers. Good style pointers. Cover reads "Probably North america's greatest stagecoach and train robber, he stole some $250,000 in a lifetime of crime. Included was $7,000 in 1904 from British columbia's first train hold-up. (Please note this was in the day when 26 year old Amazon workers were not knocking down 150 K. ) Chapters include Mission Junction Caper, Bill Miner on the Loose, The Portland Fiasco, Disaster at Ducks, The Last Escape.

Keywords: British Columbia, Canada, Robbery, Ducks, Pinkertons, Police, ,