The coming of the railroads vastly altered the cattle business, soon rendering cross-country trail drives unnecessary. Three cowboys, led by Will Parmalee, find the new West inhospitable to itinerant cattle drovers. Trouble seeks them out, and Matt Dillon finds himself on the opposite side of the law from his longtime friend Will.
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I guess we sure rousted them gandy dancers.
Yeah. How is it you started out with the railroad men?
Them railroads have come to stick in my craw, Matt. They're taking jobs that cowhands oughta be doin'. Herdin' cows into box cars instead of across green grass just don't make sense.
Country changes, Will.