‘Robin Hood’ of Telluride lived quietly in GJ

This is an interior view of the old Bank of Telluride. Charles “Buck” Waggoner, left, and Mr. Skanland advertise their bank’s stability by displaying stacks of silver dollars — protected by handguns — on the counter.



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This is an interior view of the old Bank of Telluride. Charles “Buck” Waggoner, left, and Mr. Skanland advertise their bank’s stability by displaying stacks of silver dollars — protected by handguns — on the counter.

This is fifth and final in a series about a web of violence and vice in Grand Junction, or as some called it, “Little Chicago,” that came to a head in the late 1930s with the…




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