The Book Faerie

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards Available
Checkout a Gift Card


 
IOBA Member

We are IOBA Members

 
 
 
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.

Price = 30.00 USD


Other items you may be interested in:
Americans and Their Guns

Guns and Small Arms Illustrated History

No More Than Five in a Bed, Sandra Dallas
No More Than Five in a Bed

Journey Through the Rocky Mountains and the Humboldt Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, Jacob H Schiel
Journey Through the Rocky Mountains and the Humboldt Mountains to the Pacific Ocean

The Lousiana Purchase and Our Title West of the Rocky Mountains with a Review of Annexation By the United States, Binger Hermann
The Lousiana Purchase and Our Title West of the Rocky Mountains with a Review of Annexation By the United States

Bareback!: One Man's Journey Along the Pony Express Trail, Ellis, Jerry
Bareback!: One Man's Journey Along the Pony Express Trail

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@BookFaerie.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie