Abilene Town When an insect plague ravages the forest, evil loggers plan on harvesting protected land. They murder a forest ranger so they can carry out the plan, and they frame Gene Autry for the crime. The loggers devious plan continues when they spray the forest to kill the insects, yet wind up killing much of the wildlife, too. Autry must step in and utilize his patented brand of cowboy justice. Kansas Pacific Just before the Civil War, Southern saboteurs try to prevent the Kansas Pacific railroad construction from crossing Kansas to the frontier. Captain Nelson, (Sterling Hayden), is sent out to oppose them. As the tracks push westward, Nelson must contend with increasingly violent sabotage, while trying to romance the foremans pretty daughter Barbara. Colorado Jim Macklin the Indian Commissioner and his gang are causing trouble in Colorado that is tying up Union troops needed back east during the Civil War and threatening the success of the Union cause. U. S. Army Intelligence Service Lieutenant Jerry Burke, (Roy Rogers), is sent to Denver to investigate.