The story of a man who grew up an immigrant farmer's son, then left home very young to make his way in the world. He worked on cattle drives and wagon trains, and while riding with Butch Cassidy, found the upper Green River Valley. He would wind up homesteading in Wyoming on the Upper Green in the late 1800's, building up a fine ranch, and raising three boys. There were many adventures and many hardships. It is a story of building the west.