Hell on Wheels
Wicked Towns Along the Union Pacific RailroadeBook - 2016
Overnight settlements, better known as "Hell on Wheels," sprang up as the transcontinental railroad crossed Nebraska and Wyoming. They brought opportunity not only for legitimate business but also for gamblers, land speculators, prostitutes, and thugs. Dick Kreck tells their stories along with the heroic individuals who managed, finally, to create permanent towns in the interior West. --Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Fulcrum Publishing, 2016.
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (280 pages) data file