Favor breaks out of jail and gets the unpaid railroad workers to demand their jobs back by lying to them that Damon has had their pay money all along. A workers battle is averted with a first fight between Favor and Damon.
With Favor in jail Damon is able to persuade all of Favor's men to work for him except Quince who is alone with the herd. Favor is able to trick a cowboy into helping him escape jail sans his boots. Making his way to the end of the railroad, Favor finds his men including Rowdy have been brainwashed into thinking they have a future with the railroad versus being drovers. Favor finds Quince who is about to collapse and has him go to the next town to send a telegram back to Oxford from the railroad. At the telegraph office he tricks the telegrapher to take a detour to the saloon for a drink before delivering the fake telegram. Once drunk the telegrapher reveals that Damon received the missing payroll a week earlier by stage. Favor leads the striking rail workers against the drovers and Damon but none of the men on either side want to fight. Rowdy suggests Damon and Favor fight it out alone which they do. As they pummel each other, the payroll train arrives stampeding the herd. The ... Written by