Russell painting symbolizing railroad's effect on American Indians draws $1.9M at auction

  • by: MARTIN GRIFFITH , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 27, 2014 - 5:30 PM

RENO, Nev. — A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for $1.1 million.

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