Hell on Wheels

Hell on Wheels

Wicked Towns Along the Union Pacific Railroad

eBook - 2016
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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.
Publisher: [United States] : Fulcrum Publishing : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
ISBN: 1555919529
9781555919528
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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