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Durango Herald: Two men escape after illegal activity on D&SNG tracks

January 10, 2020 03:43PM avatar
An article in the January 9, 2020 Durango Herald:
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The prospect of gold brought hardy settlers to the San Juan Mountains, and soon after, Silverton had its share of legendary shoot-outs, high-stakes holdups and daring bouts of bootlegging.

Sometimes, justice was served. But just as often, the bad guys got away. This fall, another chapter was added to Silverton’s history, complete with an illegal scheme hatched to use railroad tracks for hunting purposes, threats to train employees and an escape under the cover of darkness.

“They had this grand plan,” said San Juan County Sheriff Bruce Conrad. “And I feel like we’ve hit a dead end at this point.”

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