The Superior Express -

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Many of us give little thought to zipping across the Republican River several times a day. We have grown accustomed to easily crossing the river on wide, substantial bridges, but that hasn’t always been the case.

A narrow Webber Road bridge was nearly the undoing of the gang which robbed the Security National Bank Nov. 22, 1934. After gathering up their loot, gang members took hostages and left Superior at a high rate of speed. An eyewitness report said all four wheels of the get-away-car were off the ground as the robbers soared over the Missouri Pacific Railroad crossing near the inte...



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