Could this be the safe taken in the
'great Belsano train robbery'?

Belsano train robbery safe?

Letter #379, February 17, 2012


I'm writing because today is the first time I have ever heard of this infamous 1924 train robbery in Cambria County. Instantly, this story caught my attention because last summer my friend and I were out riding quads, outside of Ebensburg near Colver, and we were on an old railroad bed when I saw something that caught my eye in the weeds. It was a very very old safe that was broken into. At the time it was neat and I took a picture and forgot about it, until today. I have the picture and still know of the location if you're interested.

Matt (Hite)

Sent from my iPhone.

Note: Of course I requested the photo and it is now atop this letter. (I also asked for the location but am still waiting for that. Maybe Matt could pinpoint it on Google maps.) So, could this really be...? It could be a hoax or a strange coincidence, but...could it be? 

Oh, and I found there's a 'Belsano Job' game online.



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