When their grain doesn't sell for enough to see their families through the winter, Charles and Isaiah hire on with the railroad to haul a wagon-load of highly explosive nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain road and, as their journey progresses, find themselves dealing with situations almost as volatile as the freight they so carefully carry. Written by
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Larry Golden, who appears briefly as "Bodeen", would return to the series in the season 3, two-part finale episode Gold Country, in the larger role of Rev. Phillips. See more
Thought you could use some firewood for the stove to keep you and the other passengers warm.
Well now, ain't that nice. That's real nice. But you're still gonna have to ride on the flatcar with the rest of the hired help.