Tao's position as a leader and translater for the Chinese laborers poises him as a nemesis to Chang.
Maggie Palmer is an astute business woman who invests heavily in Cheyenne under the belief that it will become a great railroad hub...
As superintendent for the Central Pacific Railroad, Strobridge is essentially Bohannon's right-hand man in supervising construction. Strobridge is a devote family man, with his wife and children living onsite.
A racist railroad worker who, upon escaping certain death, marries Eva, much to the dismay of Elam Ferguson, her true love...