Yesterday wilderness. Tomorrow civilisation. In the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870s, the shantytown of Jericho is the home of a community that will live, thrive and die in the shadow of the viaduct they’ve been brought together to build.
Here is a picture the events of which takes place in the 1870s. Heroine Quentin Annie buried her husband and now she is trying to survive while having huge debts. Like most residents of Yorkshire she, along with her children goes in search of happiness where is based a new living space. It is Jericho which is near the site of the construction of the railway viaduct was the object of attention of many. At the new place Annie met with John Jackson and his friend Skinny. Together they headed for the opening of the boarding house for those who are also looking for happiness. While Annie is getting used to a new place, Jonny gets involved in a fight with a former colleague Red. Because of this sabotage was killed Jack Lagan, who was the leader of one of the teams on the construction of the railway. There was an explosion and a lot of ordinary workers were under the rubble. Carl Blackwood is the main investor of viaduct feels guilty of this disaster. He considered the option that such occurrence could adversely affect on the construction. Therefore, it made him draw up an action plan for which he decided to hide traces of the crime and compel witnesses to keep their mouths shut. When the investigator Bamford appeared in the city the locals were in no hurry to give evidence. After, construction was going on. The city is also filled with new adventurers, which wanted to build their lives here. But how long Jericho will be in a position of the prosperity will tell future events.Read more »