A disputed photograph of the train robber and outlaw Sam Bass, c1877-1878 (1954). Artist: Unknown

A disputed photograph of the train robber and outlaw Sam Bass, c1877-1878 (1954). Artist: Unknown

2-329-682 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

A disputed photograph of the train robber and outlaw Sam Bass, c1877-1878 (1954). Bass is alleged to be the seated figure in the centre. He led a gang that held up a Union Pacific train at Big Springs, Nebraska, on 18th September 1877, stealing $60,000. He was shot in an ambush at Round Rock Texas on 19th July 1878 while scouting the area before a planned bank robbery and died from his wounds the following day. A print from the Pictorial History of the Wild West, by James D Horan and Paul Sann, Spring Books, London, 1954.


Image Details


People Information

Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
Subject
  1. Sam Bass: American: outlaw, train robber
People Related
  1. Paul Sann: : Author
  2. James D Horan: : Author

Medium
  1. Photograph

Picture Type
  1. Portrait

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3900x4520
File Size : 51,645kb


Aliases

  1. 0580020510
  1. 2-329-682
  1. 2329682

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