Aired 5 years ago - Jul 23, 2016
The golden spike, government hearings and unpredictable actions mean new beginnings and endings for the survivors.
Aired 5 years ago - Jul 16, 2016
The race to finish the railroad comes down to inches, forcing all parties to contemplate the end of the line, and what the future holds for them.
Ogden, that is two days'
work and two miles closer
The first one who lays rail to it...
I hear Mickey's working for Durant.
They call him "The Pirate".
Railroad almost done,
And when you build a track
with lies and bribes
I might think your time better
spent swinging a hammer
Unlike his predecessor, President Grant
has vowed to keep his administration
that don't seem like you, Jim.
But know this, if anyone
leaves here, even for an hour,
I done it, too.
Here you are.
Sze Yup company controls labor
there, I'd steer clear.
We laid four mile of track today.
♪ Got my hammer in my Bible ♪
♪ Hammer Ring ♪
- (ALL CHEERING)
Let's celebrate what we've
in the event of a dispute, an
inspector needs to verify.
You did the impossible,
Make friends with change,
If that will end this,
Thomas, by all means,
Aired 5 years ago - Jul 09, 2016
Chang force Mei to leave Truckee after discovering her secret; Cullen exorcises some old demons during his search.
Aired 6 years ago - Jul 02, 2016
Durant's plot to ransom himself takes an unexpected turn when Campbell arrives in town with the Cavalry to coordinate a rescue operation.
- A jackass, my dear.
That makes this a railroad matter
to be dealt with by railroad personnel.
in front of a newspaper reporter?
No, no. Thomas paid them off.
Laramie's welcome wagon,
led by a criminal...
Plus I got a horse. I could sell him.
There were two riders who
held up the railroad crew.
- He will pay.
- He's brought the cavalry onto us.
I regret our last conversation.
The way things ended...
The son of a bitch needs
to finish what he started.
Listen here, Mickey.
Your own blood.
Well, we needed a credible threat
for Durant, so I told him.
We can't have the country's
most consequential businessman
Johnny Shea killed Mr. Delaney
and kidnapped Durant.
- Your friend, murdered.
- Yes, and I wasn't.
arrange his own kidnapping.
There's $50,000 in there.
You just take it and go.
(SIGHS) When the train came to a stop,
MICKEY: I liked Miss Palmer.
I've told you the whole story.
Aired 6 years ago - Jun 25, 2016
Cullen's nitroglycerin experiment provides an explosive backdrop for the railroad life in Truckee. Durant's plan turns deadly.
Aired 6 years ago - Jun 18, 2016
Cullen faces life-changing decisions in Utah as Truckee adapts to life without him.
Aired 6 years ago - Jun 11, 2016
The Swede's murderous rampage on the Hatch homestead results in a long overdue showdown with Cullen.
Aired 6 years ago - Aug 29, 2015
Cullen and Durant meet with President Grant to discuss the future of the railroad; the Swede puts his plan against the Mormons in action.
Your brother and I are concerned
with pressing railroad matters.
Get out of my sight.
And now the soldiers.
Yeah, yeah. Uh, yeah. I see that.
If only it was your own favors
I was paying for, Madam Eva.
Seven hundred dollars.
gnawing on a chicken bone.
precise numbers here.
Excluding Ogden is premature.
You lying heathen!
that the Transcontinental Railroad
without the influx of cash
a contract with me provides.
We propose Fort Bridger
That day I busted into your train car,
I won't ask again.
- I had the vision, Brother.
- Tell me.
this holy divination has been bestowed
by Heavenly Father above upon you,
385 miles west of Laramie, Wyoming,
But he is mistaken
When I'm fighting for the life of my
holy city, for the very life of my flock!
Aired 6 years ago - Aug 22, 2015
Cullen and Mei escort precious cargo through the California wilderness; Eva nurses Louise back to health.
Aired 6 years ago - Aug 15, 2015
Unexpected violence erupts in Chinatown during the festival of Tin Hau Don; Cullen confronts the Swede; and Durant involves Maggie in his latest scheme.
because my men, though far from home,
If you're smart, you'd make Thor
Gundersen part of your past.
Mr. Tao, make sure them gold eagles
is distributed by day's end.
I don't know the names
of everyone our employ.
- Never mind.
- What lake are we talking about, Marty?
Costs you nothing whatsoever?
with the payroll no longer
passing through your hands...
The one thing you will never lose money on?
The hub of the Union Pacific, did he?
Yeah, maybe you ought to be.
So, I say, let old grudges and rivalries
Type of person to buy land in Laramie.
Eva! Where the hell are ya?
I always say daughters is a blessing.
Oh, Mr. Bohannon.
- How many?
- Enough for an army.
Can I just say...
A church is no place for a gun, Mr.
Aired 6 years ago - Aug 08, 2015
Cullen solves a Chinese labor strike in the wake of violence. Meanwhile, Durant pulls Mickey deeper into Union Pacific business.
Aired 6 years ago - Aug 01, 2015
Cullen contends with violence in Chinatown set off by disgruntled railroad workers. Meanwhile, the Swede manipulates Phineas in his plot against the Mormons.
Keep it moving.
It is what I have said,
One box of rice, as requested.
if there was any trouble...
If Mei does not work, the men wonder why.
The men that turned that wheel,
Colossus, put 'em out of work.
- I worked that tunnel myself.
there are some figures here
I cannot seem to reconcile.
we'll have all the water we need
to survive the Nevada desert.
All I'm saying is, $15 a day means
a whole lot more to those men
And Jim, uh, you can be a man
with a shovel in your hand
"And third, by experience."
I'm used to you running your mouth.
Ask nice, Johnny Reb.
Them slant eyes need to be taught
a lesson's what they need.
they take all women.
We got a fancy one here, boys.
Pray you do not live long enough
to change places with him.
since the moment that we got here!
It's not easy to know what that means.
He arrives in San Francisco,
where a team of men herd him
Now let's go.
You've never trusted me and now you
have set me an impossible task,
For your own good.
But truth... Truth does
not always serve us.
Aired 6 years ago - Jul 25, 2015
Cullen and Fong find themselves in peril as they transport a locomotive over the Sierra Nevada mountains. The Swede gains Phineas' trust.
Aired 6 years ago - Jul 18, 2015
Cullen is in California with the Central Pacific Railroad, and must deal with the new workers.
We've got 15,000 workers, Bohannon,
As they were in America's Civil War.
That's not real.
Bless this frigid, lonesome desert,
We must not lose faith, brother Phineas.
I want to show you something.
Yeah, she is, uh, a woman of many talents.
and get sick half as often.
Strays we picked up along the way.
They attribute our fates to Cai
Shen riding his black tiger,
Do you think it's by luck
Mr. P.T. Barnum had a whole family of them.
Thomas Durant is gobbling
up five miles per day.
Your favorite brand.