Iron Horse (1966-1968)
Directed by Kevin Brownlow and David Gill
Cast: Dale Robertson, Gary Collins, Robert Random and Ellen Burstyn
The Iron Horse is an American Western television series that aired on ABC from 1966 to 1968. It featured Dale Robertson as fictional gambler-turned-railroad baron Ben Calhoun. Costars included Gary Collins, Robert Random and Ellen Burstyn. The plot centered on Calhoun's poker game-win of the incomplete Buffalo Pass, Scalplock, & Defiance Railroad and his wide-ranging attempts to finish the line despite obstacles that were ever-present.