Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Shotguns and Stagecoaches : the brave men who rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West / John Boessenecker.

Image of item

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville BCD 388.3 Boe (Text) 32604030013276 DCTPLD AD Audio Book New Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza CD 978 BOESSENEC john shotguns (Text) 840191002549741 Auburn Plaza - New Audiobooks In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250298997
  • Physical Description: 9 audio discs (11 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Macmillan Audio, 10/30/18

Content descriptions

General Note:
Unabridged
Compact disc
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Alex Hyde-White.
Summary, etc.:
Through the gold rush and the early days of delivery with horses and saddlebags, to the heyday of stagecoaches and huge shipments of gold, and finally to the rise of the railroad and the robbers who concocted unheard-of schemes to loot trains, Wells Fargo always had courageous men to protect its treasure. The phrase "riding shotgun" was no teenage game to the men who guarded the stagecoaches and trains of the frontier. Armed with sawed-off, double-barreled shotguns and an occasional revolver, these express messengers guarded valuable cargo through lawless terrain. they were tough, fighting men who risked their lives every time they clibed into the front boot of a concord coach. Boessenecker tells the stories of soon-to-be-iconic personalities--and their enemies, such as Black Bart, the most infamous stagecoach robber of all time, and butch Cassidy's gang, America's most legendary train robbers.
Subject: Wells, Fargo & Company > Employees > Biography.
Stagecoaches > West (U.S.) > History.
Coaching (Transportation) > West (U.S.) > History.
Stagecoach robberies > West (U.S.) > History.
West (U.S.) > Biography.

Additional Resources