Railroad, Wilderness, Pioneer,. This Vol. contains such chapters as A work of visionaries-or of fools' Barons of the Western roads. Working on the railroad. The ride to California,. The men who made the trains go and A gaudy rail-borne harvest. All so masterly put by Keith Wheeler. (240 Pgs.) Near VVG. Ingrained Leathered Hardcover with Chicago, Burlington & Northern Frontispiece photo taken in 1888.AUTHOR: The Editors of Time-Life Books with text by Keith Wheeler PUBLISHER: Time-Life Books ISBN: LC# 73-84316 YEAR: 1975 FORMAT: Hardcover EDITION: Ingrained Leathered Hardcover Ed.