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Heemeyer cites historical shootout to justify rampage

Marv Heemeyer, the builder and driver of the KILLDOZER, knew just enough Grand Lake history to justify and rationalize his attack on Granby, Colorado that destroyed 13 buildings and cost $10 million. The original shootout is well documented in Robert Black’s book about the pioneer days in Grand County, “Island in the Rockies.” Black’s book gives the best rendition of that infamous shootout that reads like a script from a cowboy Western. It happened in 1883 right along the western ...

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