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Prairie Burner, The

Prairie Burner, The

Broadcast: January 13, 1947
Added: Jan 16 2017

Cyrus Halliday was one of the founders of the township of Topeka, Kansas and was the first president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, a railroad he was determined to build. The story begins in the year 1886, just outside the frontier town in Kansas. The prairie, like a gold and russet carpet spreads unbroken on each side of the rough wagon trail, and the only sound to disturb the peacefulness of the morning is the sound of a stagecoach traveling up from the south - until there's a rifle shot...