Billy Garfield is a bright, young railroad engineer. He runs passenger train No. 6, and next to his locomotive, he loves Marie Shaw. They are engaged and their wedding day is set, but Jack ... See full summary »

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Charles Wheelock
Edwin Wallock ...
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Adda Gleason
Lafe McKee ...
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Billy Garfield is a bright, young railroad engineer. He runs passenger train No. 6, and next to his locomotive, he loves Marie Shaw. They are engaged and their wedding day is set, but Jack Blake, Billy's fireman on the run, and a former suitor for Marie's hand, is jealous and plots to "fix" Billy. Blake is intimate with the details of the running of No. 6, and knows exactly where they must meet and pass No. 1, the Express. He decides to set back Billy's watch four minutes, just time enough to ditch the train, which mishap he thinks will put Billy out of the running, so that he can win Marie. Obtaining access to Billy's watch, he sets it back, and then awaits developments. Blake's mind is troubled and he has visions of a frightful wreck. Ho would recall his act, but it is too late. He hurries to the home of Marie, only to discover that she has gone as a passenger on the fated train. In his horror and remorse he prepares to kill himself, but is interrupted by the arrival of Billy and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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3 October 1914 (USA)  »

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