Hell on Wheels
Hell on Wheels is an American Western television series about the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad across the United States. The series follows the Union Pacific Railroad and its surveyors, laborers, prostitutes, mercenaries, and others who lived, worked and died in the mobile encampment called "Hell on Wheels" that followed the railhead west across the Great Plains. In particular, the story focuses on Cullen Bohannon, a former Confederate soldier who, while working as foreman and chief engineer on the railroad, initially attempts to track down the Union soldiers who murdered his wife and young son during the American Civil War.
Historical western tells about a former slave-owner and Confederate soldiers â€“ Cullen Bohannan. Cullenâ€™s wife was raped and killed by the soldiers of the Union. Cullen takes matters into their own hands and kills those people, after that he turns on the construction of the railway. The role of Cullen plays Anson Mount.Read more »
In the center of the narrative â€“ a former Confederate Army soldier Cullen Bohannan. He takes revenge on the killers of his wife and does so in a very cynical and cruel manner. Cullen â€“ a strong and charismatic personality. Such as it is either just really respect or hate. On his way Bohannan finds true friends and worst enemies. Events unfold against the backdrop of the railway construction. And the road itself â€“ not just a decoration, but rather another hero, and not the least important. It is a symbol of the hopes, aspirations, courage, hard work, new beginnings...Read more »
The new season begins with the events of winter 1867. The former confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon readying to assume control of the Union Pacific Railroad, emancipated slave Elam Ferguson wondering whether wearing a badge will be too dangerous for a new family man, and railroad impresario Thomas â€œDocâ€ Durant scheming to get out of jail and back into business.Read more »
In season 4 civilization makes its way west with the railroad, bringing with it men who attempt to do with their pens what rougher men did in seasons past with their guns. Conflict between government and big business, ranchers, homesteaders and the railroad will continue to define the drama as all of those interests compete with one another for control of Cheyenne, Wyoming, the â€œMagic City of the Plains,â€ and the most important railroad hub in the country. The season will also introduce several new characters...Read more »