Jack Sinclair's gang is trying to steal the gold the U.S. Army is transporting on the same train Doc is transporting a seriously wounded Matt to Denver. Festus and Newly commandeer the wagon the gang will use the haul the gold away. Sinclair and most of the gang give chase on foot; the wagon cannot move fast because of the weight of its load. Matt, laying face down, still manages to shoot one of Sinclair's gang. But, in the process, his condition worsens. Meanwhile, the back story of various passengers unfolds, including a priest who doubts his faith.
Did You Know?
In a scene towards the end, BURLINGTON NORTHERN R.R. can be seen written across the locomotive tender. The BNRR was created in 1970 after a merger of four railroad lines (Great Northern, Northern Pacific, Seattle Portland & Spokane, and the Chicago Burlington & Quincy. See more