Discussion in 'Depots A-F' started by art, May 22, 2001.
Baxter Springs, KS
Baxter Springs, Ks Station - Sanborn Map
Frisco Office Robbed in Baxter Springs KS
! Aug 1916 Baxter Springs News....
Man, I need glasses. I read that as "LOVE BANDIT."
As I read through old newspapers, the robbery from railroad depots was a common occurrence. Night time burglary with explosives to breach the safe also happened frequently. When compared with a bank, the depot was an easy mark. A depot hit didn’t provide the thief with a big score, but it was an easy score.
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