Andrews' Raid, or: The Great Locomotive Chase Pt. 1

The Great Locomotive Chase was a very daring - but very failed - plot to commandeer a train and destroy a crucial stretch of railroad during the Civil War. It's a wild and fun story that covers a lot of ground as it travels around the southeastern U.S. Read the show notes here.

Topics in this Podcast: great locomotive chase, 19th century, railroads, locomotives, James Andrews, William Fuller, U.S. civil war, Espionage, civil war