Amid the whistles and shots of train cars, sometimes it's hard to remember that Hell on Wheels is all about building a railroad.
I understand it's the backdrop of the show and some episodes the tracks seem to have been built farther than before, but so much is going on with the characters themselves, you wonder when that work gets done.
"Scabs" settled back into dealing with the construction and the inevitable problems that continuously surround it.
Not only is there a competition with other railway lines on trying to get to the west first, but the Sioux aren't pleased people are messing on their land, and the workers themselves have got demands and issues to be dealt with before even striking pins or laying tracks.
To be honest, it's a wonder that the project was ever accomplished at all. Read More...