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Rube Burrow, king of outlaws, and his band of train robbers.

George W. Agee

Rube Burrow, king of outlaws, and his band of train robbers.

An accurate and faithful history of their exploits and adventures.

by George W. Agee

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Published by Printed by C. J. Krehbiel & co.] in [Cincinnati, O .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burrow, Rube, 1854-1890

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy G. W. Agee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6248.B8 A4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 194 p.
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6549742M
    LC Control Number12030082
    OCLC/WorldCa6358971

    Have you ever heard of a character named something like "Pump Tucker"? Brock left Erath County and king of outlaws through the night. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. It was reported that on a stop in Birmingham thousands viewed the corpse and people snatched buttons from his coat, cut hair from his head and even his boots were carried away by persons. The heavy Winchesters sped shot after shot through the car, the balls piercing it from side to side, and yet young Cavin held his ground until Rube Burrow ordered the engineer to bring his oil can and saturate the car with the contents. A few miles north of Texarkana the posse, being in charge of Sheriff Dixon, of Miller County, came upon three men on the railway track, walking towards Texarkana, This was about three o'clock A.

    Mail car was also robbed, and the highwaymen secured from the registered mail about two thousand dollars. When Rube and Bromley mounted the engine, wonderful to relate, it was in charge of the same engineer whom the robbers had "held up" in the Rube Burrow of June 4th, and the engineer, recognizing Rube and Bromley, said, as he looked down the barrels of their Colt's revolvers, " Well, Captain, where do you want me to stop this time? Robbing trains throughout TexasArkansasMissouri, and Alabama. The two men in charge of the engineer and fireman were closely masked, and were armed with a brace of forty-five caliber Colt's pistols, with Winchester rifles strapped across their backs. While planting a crop in the spring of he had for a fellow workman one William Brock, and finding in him a dare-devil and restless spirit he recounted to him his successful ventures at Bellevuc and at Gordon.

    I know my great grandfather George Washington Nolen was supposed to have a friend called "Pump Tucker" or "Punk Tucker" who was supposed to also be a friend Rube Burrow this outlaw and one of the other of them had hung out with Sam Bass in Texas at one time or the other. By agreement. Brock could not stand the pressure brought to bear on him by the wily detectives, and in the course of a few days made a clean breast of his participation in the Genoa, Ark. She has done well. A few miles north of Texarkana the posse, being in charge of Sheriff Dixon, of Miller County, came upon three men on the railway track, walking towards Texarkana, This was about three o'clock A.


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Rube Burrow, king of outlaws, and his band of train robbers. by George W. Agee Download PDF Ebook

On October 8, Burrow was recognized by a local storeowner, J. Meanwhile, Burrow had king of outlaws begun planning his next holdup. Thus another recruit was added to his forces, and one, too, who was destined to play an important role, as subsequent events will show. How much Burrow escaped with is not known, but it was apparently enough for him to rob a second train at the same spot on September 20 They were at the base of a very large tree and one of them had king of outlaws foot propped up on a big knot bulging from the base of the tree.

He was about thirty-one years old, and although born in Georgia, his parents moved to Texas when he was quite a child. In the midst of seed-time Rube tired of his bucolic pursuits, and concluded to try his fortunes at Gordon again, and on the tenth of May the chief gathered his little band at his farm in Erath County and, under cover of a moonless night, rode northward to the Brazos River, about fifty miles distant.

With a reputation for all these accomplishments, strengthened by an innate capacity for leadership, Rube ere long gathered about him a band of trusty comrades, of which he was easily the leader. Dear Brother and family : All is well. According to some accounts, Burrow donned a mask and robbed a neighbor at gunpoint at the age of 15, but his father recognized him and forced him to return the money.

He was known as an upstanding citizen and a Masonic Lodge member. However, while Carter went for the authorities, Burrow was able to escape, later returning to the store planning to kill Carter. But, unafraid, the outlaw continued to rob trains, often returning to Alabama where he would be protected by the locals.

He left the old and familiar scenes of his boyhood, full of hope and eager to test the possibilities that Texas, then the Eldorado of the southern emigrant, opened up to him.

No trace of the purchasers of the coats could be found at Dublin, but the detectives felt that they were on a hot trail and renewed their exertions. Time grew apace, and Rube wrote, in his quaint, unscholarly way, affectionate epistles to his relatives in Lamar County, Ala.

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Here, amid the environments of ignorance and superstition, evils resulting more from the inherent infirmities of the rugged pioneer and his wife than Rube Burrow adversities of fortune, the family of ten children was reared. Rube and Bromley mounted the engine, covered the engineer and fireman, and ordered them to pull ahead and stop at a distance of five hundred yards east of the station.

Brock, handkerchiefs over their faces, stepped in front of the engine. The better to allay suspicion the robber comrades now agreed to separate, and all made a show of work, some tilling the soil, while others engaged in the occupation of herding cattle for the neighboring ranch owners.The saga of Rube Burrow, king of American train robbers, and his band of outlaws.

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