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Dick Barlow
Status: Deceased
Occupation: Chief of Railroad Police
Relatives: 5 unnamed daughters
Behind the scenes
Portrayed by: Matthew Glave
Season: 3
Episode: "Eminent Domain"
First episode: Big Bad Wolf
Last episode: Eminent Domain
Appearances: 2 episodes (see below)

Dick Barlow was the Chief of Railroad Police for the Union Pacific Railroad.


Background Information[]

Barlow is from Omaha, Nebraska. His father taught him how to brew coffee, though Barlow prefers to brew it with a clean sock instead of a dirty one.

Season 3[]

Main article: Season 3

Barlow took the job of Chief of Railroad Police with Elam Ferguson as his deputy. He is very jovial and kind to Elam, despite the a latter's sour attitude. Barlow is shot in the gut when he attempts to inform the Hatchs, a family of Mormons residing in the path of the railroad, that they must move. It is never clear who shoots Barlow. Barlow is brought back to Hell on Wheels. Eva ascertains his wounds. They are too grave to heal. Barlow requests to hold Eva's baby and dies a few moments after holding her.


Season 3 appearances
"Big Bad Wolf" "Eminent Domain" "Range War" "The Game" "Searchers"
"One Less Mule" "Cholera" "It Happened in Boston" "Fathers and Sins" "Get Behind the Mule"