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Hell on Wheels, chuggin' back into town and on DVD

Cullen hot when he's cold
Cullen hot when he's cold
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The Civil War was hell. But it got worse when soldier Cullen Bohannon sets out to get revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. Cullen’s quest for vengeance leads him to the Union Pacific’s westward construction of the first transcontinental railroad, then takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, raucous, lawless melting pot town that travels with and services the construction of the railroad. In Season 3, following the Indian attack that destroyed the railroad settlement, Cullen spends a long winter reshaping his lust for revenge into a burning ambition: to take control of the Union Pacific and drive it across the country.
Just chuggin' in town: Hell on Wheels: The Complete Third Season. Anson Mount plays Cullen and is quite good.
Reigning as one of AMC’s highest-rated shows, this award-winning series is episodic TV at its finest. Before Season 4 premieres on August 2nd, home viewers can catch up on all the frontier action and drama with Hell on Wheels: The Complete Third Season, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD this July, only from Entertainment One.
Train and history buffs will also find the show of great interest since the lavishly-produced series documents the railroad’s engineering and construction, as well as institutionalized corruption, the immigrant experience and the plight of emancipated African-Americans during Reconstruction. Chronicling this turning point in our nation’s history, the fan-favorite series shows how uncivilized the business of civilization can be.