The old station agent becomes ill and his daughter, Hazel, takes his place. Freight engineer Tom Evans, Hazel's sweetheart, makes a call. A message comes over the wire addressed to the ... See full summary »

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The old station agent becomes ill and his daughter, Hazel, takes his place. Freight engineer Tom Evans, Hazel's sweetheart, makes a call. A message comes over the wire addressed to the superintendent of the Lucky Strike Mine, reading: "Express envelope containing money for monthly payroll on 9:20 express." H.L. Babbs, treasurer. While Nan is on the station platform signing for the express package a couple of tramps, looking for a place to spend the night, enter the station and see the telegram concerning the express envelope. Hazel is attacked by the tramps, who demand the money that they know is in the station. Getting her right hand free, standing with her back to the operating table. Hazel calls the operator at Brooksville, five miles away, asking for help. The operator receives the call and rushes out of the signal tower to a freight train on the siding. Running to the engineer, who happens to be Tom Evans, he tells him of Hazel's apparent danger. Evans uncouples his engine from ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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13 September 1911 (USA)  »

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