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7 PHOTOS FOR WEBB CITY FRISCO DEPOT
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#10 06-12-2008, 04:44 PM Westernlegend1 Elite Member Join Date: Sep 2007 Posts: 3,824 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jasper County Too Heavy To Move Back during the late 1920?s, the train running between Joplin and Webb City was held up by three men. They made off with a very heavy strongbox, which held an undisclosed amount of money. It is said that two were killed in a later robbery attempt and third man was in prison and became ill and died. The dying man only admitted that the heavy strongbox was buried just south of Webb City, contents still intact. Photos Included: A map showing the location of Webb City and an old photo of the railroad station at Webb City, from around the time of the hold up. Find where the hold up took place at and the strongbox should be fairly close by.
(submitted by Jeff edwards -concretecowboy_09@yahoo.com on 06/18/09)
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North end of the depot with rails still in the street. The blue metal addition was added for the machine shop.
(submitted by mike stutz -mike@denverrails.com on 07/07/07)
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The windows and doors have been replaced with metal to accomodate the shop.
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The bay window viewing area now is filled with machining equipment.
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Street side of the depot.
(submitted by mike stutz -mike@denverrails.com on 07/07/07)
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