Adam and Hoss put their lives and the Cartwright reputation on the line to help German engineer, Philip Diedesheimer, convince greedy silver mine owners and shareholders to use his innovative honeycomb support system to improve mine shaft safety and save miners' lives. Written by
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The Events were inspired by the real story of Philip Deidesheimer but Deidesheimer was a German not a Dutch. See more
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Can't you understand I've got stockholders to think about?
Oh yes, I understand. You and your faceless stockholders! Well, I have somebody to think about too. Only he had a face and a body and arms to hold me with, and he's buried under fifty tons of rock, and you put him there!