The epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, raucous, lawless melting pot of a town that travels with and services the construction of the first transcontinental railroad, an engineering feat unprecedented for its time.
- Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama, Western
- Studio: AMC
- Keyword: frontier, train, period drama, historical, railroad, wild west, historical drama, 19th century, reconstruction era, revisionist western, american history
- Cast: Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Robin McLeavy, Christopher Heyerdahl, Phil Burke, Tim Guinee