The Iron Horse (1924)

The Iron Horse (1924)

Aug. 24, 1924USA150 Min.Passed
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Watch The Iron Horse (1924) online for free on 123Movies. Springfield, Illinois. Brandon, a surveyor, dreams of building a railway to the west, but Marsh, a contractor, is sceptical. Abraham Lincoln looks on as their children, Davy Brandon and Miriam Marsh, play together. Brandon sets off with Davy to survey a route. They discover a new pass which will shave 200 miles off the expected distance, but they are set upon by a party of Cheyenne. One of them, a white renegade with only two fingers on his right hand, kills Brandon and scalps him. Davy buries his father… Years pass. It is 1862 and Lincoln signs the bill authorizing construction of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railways. Marsh is principal contractor and Miriam is engaged to Jesson, the chief engineer… Crews of Chinese, Italians, and Irish work to build the railway while resisting Indian attack. When the pay train is delayed by Indian ambush, the Italians go on strike. Miriam persuades them to return to work… Marsh needs to find a shortcut through the Black Hills. To finish on time, he needs to shorten the route by 200 miles. Bauman, the biggest land owner, wants the route to stay the same – through his land. Marsh has entrusted Jesson with finding the new route. Bauman has Ruby, a saloon girl, persuade Jesson to do otherwise… Davy, now a pony express rider, recalls his father’s discovery. He sets off to find the pass. He goes alone, except for Jesson…

The Iron Horse (1924)
Original title The Iron Horse
IMDb Rating 7.3 1758 votes
TMDb Rating 6.6 23 votes


John Ford


George O’Brien isDavy Brandon
Davy Brandon
Madge Bellamy isMiriam Marsh
Miriam Marsh
Charles Edward Bull isAbraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
Will Walling isThomas Marsh
Thomas Marsh
Francis Powers isSergeant Slattery
Sergeant Slattery
J. Farrell MacDonald isCorporal Casey
Corporal Casey
Jim Welch isPrivate Mackay
Private Mackay
George Waggner isBuffalo Bill
Buffalo Bill

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