Bob McKay is chief of construction on the new mountain division of the Black Rock Short Line, and he is greatly aided in his tasks by his foreman, McFadden. Stanford Markham, president of ... See full summary »

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(as Henry McRae)

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Marie Walcamp ...
Dorothy Markham
Edwin Wallock ...
Stanford Markham (as E.N. Wallack)
Lee Hill ...
Bob McKay
Lee Shumway ...
Jim Gordon (as Leon C. Shumway)
Ivor McFadden ...
McFadden (as Ivor MacFadden)
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Bob McKay is chief of construction on the new mountain division of the Black Rock Short Line, and he is greatly aided in his tasks by his foreman, McFadden. Stanford Markham, president of the company engaged in building the new line, orders the construction work rushed, as, by the terms of its franchise, the company must complete the project within a scheduled time. Jim Gordon, one of McKay's colleagues, while posing as an honest man, is being paid secretly by a rival company to delay the work. He creates dissension among the workmen and has Bud Ennis, a laborer, wreck a train carrying construction material. McKay apprises President Markham of the wreck. He says that he, his daughter, Dorothy, and three directors are hurrying by special train to hold a conference with McKay and Gordon, who is not suspected by any one of his treachery. Gordon learns of the special and plots to blow it up with dynamite; but it so happens that McKay passes the explosive. He removes it just as the special... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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15 July 1916 (USA)  »

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