Results for: Railhead

In History

What is a railhead?

A railhead is either a point along a completed railway route that is located within a military "theater of operations" that is used to disperse supplies where needed, OR the e (MORE)
In Cattle Drives and Trails

How did the cattle drives affect the economy and growth of towns in railheads?

railheads were towns located along railroads were brokers brought cattle to ship east on railroad cars. these towns came to be known as cattle towns. prosperous cattle towns a (MORE)