Mister Moffat's Road
Stan Moore, author
The Denver Northwestern and Pacific Railway was formed by David Moffat and his friends in 1903. It was to build and run a full gauge railroad from Denver to Salt Lake City. There were difficulties - the country to be crossed was remote and mountainous, and established competitors did not want to see it go through. Drawing on letters, diaries, and other materials, the story is told from the point of view of regular workers. A plot to stop the railroad entirely is foiled. This is fact and the real people who acted this drama out are in the story.