1-01: Hell on Wheels (Pilot)

At the end of the Civil War, numerous arrive in Hell on Wheels, the roving town supporting the construction of the first transcontinental railroad.

Original Airdate: 11/06/2011

1-02: Immoral Mathematics

As the Swede closes in on hanging Bohhanen for murder, a wounded Lily limps through dangerous territory with the much sought-after maps in-tow.

Original Airdate: 11/13/2011

1-03: A New Birth of Freedom

Bohannon uses his newly appointed position as foreman to leverage his quest while Durant frantically continues his search for Lily and her maps. Meanwhile, Elam tests the perilous waters of his new freedom.

Original Airdate: 11/20/2011

1-04: Jamais Je Ne T’oublierai

Lily adjusts to life in Hell on Wheels while the McGinnes brothers pursue opportunities. Meanwhile, Elam tries to win the heart of Eva.

Original Airdate: 11/27/2011

1-05: Bread and Circuses

Reverend Cole’s long-lost daughter, Ruth, arrives in town as he and Joseph try to establish peace with the Cheyenne. Cullen and Elam fight out their differences. Lily helps Durant with planning.

Original Airdate: 12/4/2011

1-07: Revelations

Lily accomplanies Durant to Chicago, where he continues dealings with Senator Crane while she attends to matters relating to the death of her husband. Meanwhile, Cullen gets swepped up in frictions between Mr. Toole and Elam.

Original Airdate: 12/18/2011

1-08: Derailed

When the Cheyenne derail a train, Durant dispatches Cullen to pursue. Durant kicks Lily out of his car when he learns of her deceit.

Original Airdate: 01/01/2012

1-09: Timshel

After dealing with the Cheyenne, Bohannon completes an important construction milestone. Mr. Toole rises from the dead to spoil Elam and Eva’s future plans. The McGinnes Brothers foresee changing fortunes. Durant issues a dire warning to Bohannon.

Original Airdate: 1/08/2012

1-10: God of Chaos

As Hell on Wheels celebrates, Cullen continues pursuing his personal vendetta. The Swede falls from grace when the town’s merchants fight back.

Original Airdate: 1/15/2012