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Outlaws, Pinkertons, and train heists inspire thoughts of the Wild West. However, the first train robbery in the United States happened right here in Indiana. From the infamous Reno Gang to the Monon Train Robbery of 1885, Indiana railways became a hotbed for criminal opportunity during the Industrial Revolution. CCHS members are invited to preview The Wild, Wild Midwest: Indiana Train Heists of the 1800s on April 12, 5-7pm. The exhibit opens to the public on April 13, 1-4pm. Join us as we explore the real life stories of bandits and train robbers along Indiana railways.