The struggling Shady Rest Hotel is further jeopardized when a no-nonsense vice president of the C & FW Railroad is dispatched to investigate the apparently forgotten spur line that connects the towns of Hooterville and Pixley.
Officials of the C. & F.W. Railroad discover the company is still running a short spur line between Hooterville and Pixley. C. & F.W. dispatches Homer Bedloe to find out what's going on and to shut it down. The spur line carries the "Cannonball" train, and is vital to the Shady Rest Hotel, run by Kate Bradley, her three grown daughters and "Uncle Joe" Carson. If Bedloe succeeds, Kate faces ruin. Written by
After boarding the train at the Shady Rest, it proceeds to Drucker's store where it waits for Kate and the girls while they shop. After getting back on the train with their supplies the next stop is the Shady Rest. See more »
I wonder what kind of engines they're runnin' on the main line now.
I wouldn't know, Floyd. It must be twenty years since we've seen the main line.
Yeah! You reckon they'll ever put that trestle back up so we can get there?
No. Floyd, if you ask me, the folks have forgotten all about us at the C & F.W.
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