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Iron Wheels and Broken Men: The Railroad Barons and the Plunder of the West, O'Connor, Richard

Author Name    O'Connor, Richard

Title   Iron Wheels and Broken Men: The Railroad Barons and the Plunder of the West

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Putnam 1973

ISBN Number    0399111204 / 9780399111204

Seller ID   016502

Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Putnam, 1973, first edition. In near fine condition. How and why the transcontinental railroads were built, with cast of players from exploited Chinese and Irish gandy dancers and dance-hall girls to the Wall Street tycoons, land barons, and presidents who conned thousands onto the sterile waterless plains. William F. Cody was paid $500 a month to kill at least twelve buffalo a day for meat. In 18 months he killed 4,280 buffalo to nourish the Kansas Pacific's workmen.

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