Two sacks of money recovered from the Great Train Robbery

Made:
1963-08-11 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Ron Burton

'Two sacks of stolen money recovered from the Great Train Robbery' A photograph showing two sacks of stolen money, recovered from the Great Train Robbery

A photograph showing two sacks of stolen money, recovered from the Great Train Robbery, taken in August 1963 by Ron Burton for the Daily Herald.

£2.6 million was stolen from a Travelling Post Office train on 8 August 1963 at Bridego Railway Bridge near Mentmore in Buckinghamshire.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/10738
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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