On this episode of Hell on Wheels…
Durant works with his “spy” and learns about the Central Pacific Railroad’s plans.
Durant gets Mickey to help him, and Mickey assigns his cousin Johnny with the task of being foreman.
Louise is trying to write a story and learns from Mary Fields, who brought Durant’s man in, what he is up to.
Chang convinces the workers to strike after nothing was done to the men who tried to kill him.
Cullen retaliates by preventing food from being given out.
Chang tries to become a partner in the business, but Cullen refuses.
Chang prepares to take the food by force, but Tao works with Cullen to get the dead bodies of the Chinese back home as a token of good will.
The workers get back to work.
The Swede continues to work with Phineas.