Historic bank robbers are back

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - After a seven year absence, the sound of gun-fire recreating a historic East Texas event was heard again.

Dalton Days, the reenactment of the famous 1894 robbery of the Longview Bank by the Dalton Gang, was held Saturday at the Longview Rodeo Grounds.  Sponsored by the city of Longview, the event was last held in 2002.  An added attraction this year, the Mow-Down Show-Down, races involving high powered lawnmowers.  For those who attended, the reenactment was a welcome sight.

Proceeds from the event support the Gregg county historical museum.

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