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Keywords:Ben Kilpatrick, Gunfighter, Wild Bunch, Outlaws Sanderson Texas
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.34 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken26-May-12 13:01
Date modified26-May-12 13:01
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length40 mm
Focal length (35mm)60 mm
Max lens aperturef/4.6
Exposure1/400 at f/10
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
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Digital zoom1x
Kilpatrick, Ben

Kilpatrick, Ben

Sanderson
Terrell County, Texas
30 07.922' N 102 23.259' W

Ben Kilpatrick, a native Texan, was one of the last of the Wild Bunch that included Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. On March 13, 1912, he and Ole Hobek were robbing the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Train near Dryden. While searching the baggage car, his attention was diverted and David A. Trousdale, a railroad employee, struck him in the head with an ice mallet. Ole Hobek was shot while attempting to flee - a less than glorious end to the Wild Bunch. They are buried in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Sanderson. (See the Baxter Curve Historical Marker in Sanderson County)