The Rocky Mountains were a beautiful sight, full of majesty and opportunity, but at the same time a massive obstacle to those heading west. An effective means of transport was needed. The age of the 'Iron Horse' was upon us! Silverton is a game were you relive those early days of exploration, building the rail network so greatly needed to assist in transporting people and raw materials. Several market places will be greatly affected by your every decision. But for whom should you build? Which markets have the most need for people and raw materials? Just how much should you trust the land and its potential wealth? Or is passenger travel the means to the end? The region's history is about to be rewritten. Are you the next author to take a shot at it?