Great Locomotive Chase, Mark Barton & Drug Cartels

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Marcus climbs aboard a stolen train that nearly changed the Civil War, meets witnesses of Mark Barton's mass shooting at 2 day-trading offices, and trains with SWAT to rescue Oscar Reynoso and take down drug cartels.

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Marcus in Atlanta
Marcus in Atlanta

Marcus in Atlanta

Marcus travels to Atlanta, the crossroads of the South, to investigate murder, drugs and a crime from the Civil War. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey on Kennesaw Mountain

Marcus Sakey on Kennesaw Mountain

Marcus takes a run through history when he visits Kennesaw Mountain. More than 4,000 men died here during the Civil War; the area was also the setting for the Great Locomotive Chase. 960 1280

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Marcus Sakey and Mike Bearrow at the Southern Museum

Marcus Sakey and Mike Bearrow at the Southern Museum

Marcus meets with Southern Museum curator Mike Bearrow to learn the story of The General locomotive and its theft by Union spy James Andrews. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey in a stolen car

Marcus Sakey in a stolen car

To get a feel for what Andrews and his men experienced as they were pursued by conductor William Fuller and Confederate forces, Marcus "steals" a car and is chased by the Georgia State Patrol. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey being tackled by the Georgia State Partrol

Marcus Sakey being tackled by the Georgia State Partrol

Georgia State Patrol officers tackle Marcus as he flees from the stolen car. 960 1280

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Marcus Sakey in Oakland Cemetary

Marcus Sakey in Oakland Cemetary

Marcus reflects on the story of the Great Locomotive Chase as he stands in historic Oakland Cemetery. This is where William Fuller, the locomotive's conductor, is buried. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey and former Atlanta mayor Bill Campbell

Marcus Sakey and former Atlanta mayor Bill Campbell

Marcus shares some pie with former Atlanta mayor Bill Campbell to get a first-hand account of what it was like the day Mark Barton went on his mass shooting spree. Barton had been a day trader during the dot-com bubble; he snapped when the bubble burst. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey and DEA agent Keith Cromer

Marcus Sakey and DEA agent Keith Cromer

DEA special agent Keith Cromer shows Marcus the vault filled with cash and marijuana taken from drug busts. Marcus learns that Atlanta has become the drug trafficking capital of the East Coast. 960 1280

  

Marcus training with the SWAT team on a rope ladder

Marcus training with the SWAT team on a rope ladder

Marcus trains with the Gwinnett County Rapid Response Team to get a feel for how these SWAT teams prepare for a mission like raiding the home of a drug cartel member. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey in SWAT training

Marcus Sakey in SWAT training

Marcus hones his shooting skills for taking out an enemy. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey suits up for repeling

Marcus Sakey suits up for repeling

Then he suits up and gets ready for some repelling. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey repeling down a stairwell

Marcus Sakey repeling down a stairwell

First task, make it down a stairwell. What an adrenaline rush! 960 1280

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Marcus and SWAT team member repel down the outside of a building

Marcus and SWAT team member repel down the outside of a building

Marcus repels down the outside of the building under the guidance of a SWAT team member. Spiderman would be proud. 960 1280

  

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