Hell on Wheels season 3
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.
An unexpected roadblock forces Cullen to make a difficult choice as a reporter arrives in Hell on Wheels. Elam struggles with his new boss.
Cullen and Elam search for their stolen food on the prairie; a stranger's arrival threatens Elam's family.
Cullen and Elam try to secure a new lumber source following a railroad accident; Durant tells Louise a secret about Cullen.
Cullen helps Elam track down a dangerous criminal; the town prepares to move down the tracks.
Durant files an injunction against Union Pacific, threatening Cullen's position; Elam deals with a dangerous newcomer.
When a cholera epidemic hits Hell on Wheels, Cullen must find fresh water before his workers die. Durant faces political fallout.
After his workers defect to the Mormons, Cullen recruits Durant to help get them back. Meanwhile, Sean and Mickey's past comes back to haunt them.
With General Grant's deadline only two days away, a gang of riders attacks Cheyenne while Cullen and Elam pay Durant a visit.
Cullen grapples with consequences while Elam mounts a rescue attempt. Durant receives Gen. Grant and the U.P. board in Cheyenne ahead of the deadline.