"It's the small fry that make the trouble. Guess that's true 'most everywhere."
In Calumet K, the foreman Charlie Bannon steers a Great Project to its completion, cleverly overcoming obstacles in his path like accidents, weather, industrial competition, and crafty union reps. In this industrial-capitalistic adventure, achievement is the goal.
Webster describes the project, a massive grain elevator, as a marvel of engineering, and the reader sees through Bannon's eyes, admiring the monument for...more
An interesting look at the attitudes of business/labor at the end of the 19th century.
Recommendation: Good for a casual browse; especially since it's a 'free-to-the-reader' Google digital book.
[Nook eBook #12:] (232 pages, Google digital edition from Barnes & Noble)