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Jay Cooke's Gamble: The Northern Pacific Railroad, The Sioux, And the Panic of 1873 (HC)
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A suspenseful account of how Jay Cooke risked financial ruin to put the Railroad through the West. Track his efforts from Wall Street to Yellowstone, and read the vivsd portrayals of Indians, soldiers, engineers, adn politicans who tried to block and build the Northern Pacific Railroad. This autographed 380 page volume includes photographs, maps, notes, bibliography, and an index. A fun and easy read for anyone interested in the advancement of the railway throughout the West.