There’s an irony to a train robbery pulled by Kid Curry and two accomplices on June 7, 1904. They stopped the Denver and Rio Grande near Parachute, Colorado. One of the passengers was 2nd Lieutenant Charles Fulton, a soldier decorated for his service in the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and more.
But in a previous life, Fulton was Clarence Cleveland Faw. Ten years earlier, he and others attempted to stick up a train in Nebraska. He was never caught—even after applying for a pension that included his real name.