The Great Train Robbery - Part 4, The Great Train Robbery: Chapters 42-46 Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, The Great Train Robbery: Chapters 42-46 Summary

In Chapter 42, once the train is underway, Agar makes his way out of the coffin. As Burgess watches, Agar begins to switch the gold with lead shot provided by Pierce.

In Chapter 43, Pierce slips out the window of his compartment and begins to scale the top of the train to the van where the gold shipment and Agar await. Once at the proper van, Pierce slips a rope down a slapper designed for ventilation and Agar pushes it back up through another. Pierce uses this as an anchor point as he hangs off the side of the van to unlock the padlock.

In Chapter 44, once Pierce is inside the van, Agar points out that walking in the high wind on top of the train has ruined his clothing. Pierce has not...

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