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copyright 1977; "The Story of the De Autremont Brothers and the West's Last Great Train Hold-Up"; Pine Cone Publishers; hardbound; very good condition of book; dust jacket very good with very minor wear.


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Story of the D'Autremont Train Robbery. On October 11, 1923, three young brothers attempt to rob a train carrying mail across the country. Using too much dynamite, everything of value was lost, four people were killed. An elaborate investigation ensued; the brothers were not caught until 1927. Ironically, the misadventure targeted f Southern Pacific's Train #13 as it was maneuvering Tunnel #13 just south of Ashland, Oregon in the Siskiyou Mountains.

TUNNEL 13 by Art Chipman

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