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Season 9 Episode #904

Murder on the Southern Pacific an Oregon Experienc

Broadcasts: May 4, 9:00 p.m. [OPB TV], May 6, 2:00 a.m. [OPB TV], February 8, 9:00 p.m. [OPB TV], February 10, 2:00 a.m. [OPB TV], October 10, 9:00 p.m. [OPB TV], October 12, 2:00 a.m. [OPB TV], May 15, 9:00 p.m. [OPB TV], May 17, 2:00 a.m. [OPB TV]


On October 11, 1923, three brothers tried to rob a Southern Pacific train as it made its way over the Siskiyou Summit of Southern Oregon, sparking one of the nation's largest manhunts. Using rare images, historic film of the brothers and expert interviews, this program chronicles Oregon's most infamous train holdup, and examines the myths and mysteries still associated with the case.

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History | NW Life | local | Oregon Experience

Murder On The Southern Pacific

In 1923, a Southern Oregon train holdup sparked one of the nation’s largest manhunts and helped established modern criminal forensics.

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