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
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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
It looks like we're already in the war everybody keeps talking about.
Capt. John Nelson
No, this is worse than war. In a war, at least you know who you're fighting.