This is based on a true story. During the Civil War, a Union spy, Andrews, is asked to lead a band of Union soldiers into the South so that they could destroy the railway system. However, things don't go as planned when the conductor of the train that they stole is on to them and is doing everything he can to stop them. Written by
A true-life spy story of ultimate suspense. High speed and inconceivable bravery!
Did You Know?
Pete Bracken's train, hauled by the "Texas", was actually 21 cars long, rather than the 2 cars depicted in the film. See more
[the raiders see Andrews successfully talking some repairmen into giving their tools to them
I don't see why we have to take the South: if Andrews *asked* for it, they'd *give* it to him!
Written by Daniel Decatur Emmett
Performed by Fess Parker
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