Railroads Tamed the Wild West?
Question posed for the April 2008 issue of Wild West magazine.
Were railroads the most important factor in taking the “wild” out of the Wild West in the late 19th century? Even with Winchester rifles, could Euro-Americans have “won” the West without the help of transcontinental railroads?
Our forefathers died to give us freedom, not free stuff.
"the hole in the sky that nightmares fall out of" -- one description of the B2 Stealth Bomber