An Iron Gas Pipe Stands Over the Grave of the Dalton Gang at Coffeyville, KS.

dalton-grave-blogLegend says they tied their horses to it when they tried to rob two banks at once in 1892. That was in Death Alley, where a couple of them were killed.

Not true.  Photos show they tied the horses to a wooden fence. Reportedly, the pipe was just scrap from the alley—and that it was placed at the gravesite as a sign of disrespect.

As if the lead in the bodies wasn’t disrespectful enough…

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