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.
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