The Great Train Hold Up (1910) HD online
The Great Train Hold Up
A company of noted bandits following their leader through the weeds arrive at a clearing where they dismount and he explains the details of his plan to rob the limited. In pursuance of his instructions they quietly approach and surround a lonely, isolated wayside station, .and quickly overcoming the agent, bind him securely and lock him in the cabin. Proceeding about two miles up the track the leader disguises as a railroad man, and taking a red flag signals the limited to stop whilst the rest of the gang remain secret under cover of the woods alongside. As the heavy engine and train comes to a sudden standstill the men rush out of the cover, and before the crew or passengers can grasp the situation, they hold them covered with their guns. Some climb up into the cab to the engine and take care of the engineers, while others proceed to the baggage wagon and after a short fight with the expressman secure the bags of valuable mail, which they carry to a spot in the woods a few yards ...