This Day in History
Outlaw Brand

On a day like today in the 1860’s…

Even before the Civil War, plans were under way for a transcontinental railroad. As soon as the war ended, the pace of construction accelerated, and steam locomotives drove into the Old West, some bringing outlaws.

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