Back of cover Industrial Giants are forging the world's destiny. Vanderbilt, FOrd and Carnegie - these are your peers. You are a rising tycoon charged with a consuming vision: To lay steel from ocean to ocean and create your own Railroad Empire.
Your education, your experience, and all the lessons of your success bring you to this moment. You must sieze it and go forward with only one year to achieve your goal, or go broke trying.
Transform a modest amount of capital and a small strech of track into a colossal enterprise. Bridge rivers, blast tunnells and maneuver trainst along the track you engineer. Build passenger revenue to finance your race into the history books. Strategecally manage your resrources to maximize your rate of expansion. But watch out. A collision between the passenger and transport lines you control can put you in the poorhouse.
Here is the challenge of a lifetime... Railroad Empire. All it takes is everything you've got.