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    • Scene of the Robbery

    • Rondout train robbery; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Willie Newton

    • Rondout train robbery; Newton Gang; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • William Fahy Portrait

    • Rondout train robbery; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • William Fahy, Postal Inspector

    • Rondout train robbery; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Wounded Wylie Newton

    • Rondout train robbery; Newton Gang; Willie Newton; Doc Newton; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Rondout Pennant Greetings

    • promotional materials; Moran Collection
    • Pennant postcards, popular in the 1910s, were greeting cards that promoted the sender's community. The text reads, "I feel so blue and lonesome in Rondout, Ill. I really don't know what to do I can't be glad, I can't be gay when you're a million...
    • Jess Newton

    • Rondout train robbery; Newton Gang; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Louise Brown Newton

    • Rondout train robbery; Newton Gang; Moran Collection
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Recovered Mail Sacks

    • Rondout train robbery; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Willie Newton

    • Rondout train robbery; Willie Newton; Newton Gang; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal clerk) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash, jewelry...
    • William Fahy

    • Rondout train robbery; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Profile of William Fahey

    • Rondout train robbery; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Lying in Wait

    • Rondout train robbery; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Brent Glasscock

    • Rondout train robbery; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Avis Glasscock

    • Rondout train robbery; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Robbery Car Recovered

    • Rondout train robbery; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • 17JamesEMurray_A

    • Rondout train robbery
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal clerk) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash, jewelry...
    • Smashed Train Windows

    • Rondout train robbery; Moran Collection;
    • Rondout, Illinois, was the site of the world’s largest train robbery on June 14, 1924. The robbers (the Newton Gang, Chicago gangsters and a corrupt postal inspector) carried out a successful heist of over two million dollars worth of cash,...
    • Libertyville Coal & Ice Company

    • Cizek collection; Coal dealers ;
    • Located east of Libertyville on the south side of Park Avenue (Route 176), this company offered essential heating and cooling materials to their customers during the early years of the twentieth century. They sold Olga and Pocahontas brand coal and...

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