Originally a wagon maker, Webster got into the railroad business through collaboration with the Vanderbilt family. He is now George Pullman’s rival. The rivalry between these two dates back to even before the first sleeper car was invented. The seedy Webster Wagner took Pullman’s sleeping berth designs and outfitted his own trains with them.
A relentless, sharp, consistent inventor and leader who will not take no for an answer.
A pragmatic Chicago lawyer who is unimpressed by the Night Train and its historic journey.