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Buttermilk and Blood (Part 1): “I’ll Kill the First Man Who Touches This Engine”

Just after noon on April 3, 1886 near the intersection of two sets of railroad tracks in the open countryside south of Fort Worth, two groups of men stood. They were facing north toward town. Watching. Perhaps for a plume … Continue reading

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