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Ann Williams, of Pueblo, told a Steamboat audience during a Tread of Pioneers Museum brown bag lunch talk Friday how a member of the Wild Bunch of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid fame met his end in a shootout with a posse outside the modern town of Parachute.

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Tom Ross: Steamboat audience hears how a posse caught up with train robbers near Parachute in 1904

In the excitement of the chase, Roll Gardner carelessly allowed his gun to get wet, and that almost became a factor in the fate of outlaw Kid Curry.


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