Which newspaper was printed in train and circulated by a great man?what is the name of the greatman?
Shortly after the Civil War ended there was an effort to extend railroad tracks all the way to the west coast. Two brothers by the name of Legh and Frederick Freeman left Culpeper County, Virginia and moved to Fort Kearney, Nebraska Territory.
When the Union Pacific began to push its rail line westward the little newspaper became a journalistic vagabond. With the construction camps, it followed the trail across Nebraska, into Colorado, Wyoming and Utah. Legh became the chief editor and operator. He issued a volatile sheet from tents, rail cars, log huts and other assorted shelters. At least once (at Julesburg, Colorado) he printed the Index on brown wrapping paper as there were always production problems due to the temporary conditions. One advantage the Freeman did have was ...more