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“The Fatal Affair in Monte Diablo Canyon”

Lee Vining Community Center 296 Mattly Avenue, Lee Vining, CA

The Convict Lake story, Robbery, Murder and Vengeance in the Old West.  Presented by author Jim Reed. Far more than just a description of an 1871 escape of convicts from the Nevada State Prison and their deadly fight with a posse near Convict Lake, the story began nearly a year before with history's first robbery of an express train on the new transcontinental railroad