Holding up a Train

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Short story about holding up a train. A preface by O. Henry says "The man who told me these things was for several years an outlaw in the Southwest...I give the story in almost exactly his own words."

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1-28d, 561-672, 29-172 p. : ill., some col. ; 26 cm.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910 April 1904.

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This prose (fiction) is part of the collection entitled: O. Henry Project and was provided by Austin History Center, Austin Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 114 times . More information about this writing can be viewed below.

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Description

Short story about holding up a train. A preface by O. Henry says "The man who told me these things was for several years an outlaw
in the Southwest...I give the story in almost exactly
his own words."

Physical Description

1-28d, 561-672, 29-172 p. : ill., some col. ; 26 cm.

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  • McClure's Magazine 22.6 (Apr. 1904): 611-8.

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O. Henry Project

Written under the pseudonym O. Henry, the stories of William Sydney Porter are available as they first appeared in the popular magazines of the day.

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  • April 1904

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • Sept. 20, 2017, 7:03 p.m.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910. Holding up a Train, prose (fiction), April 1904; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139339/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.