Just before the Civil War (but after the South has seceded), Southern saboteurs try to prevent railroad construction from crossing Kansas to the frontier; army captain Nelson is sent out to oppose them. As the tracks push westward, Nelson must contend with increasingly violent sabotage, while trying to romance the foreman's pretty daughter Barbara. Written by
Rod Crawford <email@example.com>
Built by bullets, dynamite, and blood-stained spikes!
Did You Know?
Though the film is set in late 1860/early 1861, firearms used in the film appear to be from 1870s and later. They include lever-action rifles and Peacemaker revolvers. These weapons use modern metallic cartridges. Most weapons of 1860 and 1861 were percussion arms. See more
Someday, I'm going to take a ten pound sledge to that pipe... and I hope it's in your mouth when I do.
I've been waiting for you to try that for twenty-two years, you miserable Irish polecat.
, Barbara Bruce
You can't fire me, I quit two hours ago!