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"It Happened in Boston"

Season Number: 3
Episode Number: 8
Airdate: September 21, 2013
Director: Rosemary Rodriguez
Writer: Mark Richard
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"It Happened in Boston" is the eighth episode of the third season of the AMC series Hell on Wheels.


Elam Ferguson's and Eva's relationship becomes strained, when he learns she gave the baby to Declan Toole. Cullen Bohannon and Thomas Durant ride to Fort Smith to reclaim the deserted workers, but must first have dinner with Collis Huntington, owner of the Central Pacific Railroad and the fort. Sean McGinnes informs Mickey of his plans to confess his past crimes; the revelation to Ruth Cole results in fatal consequences.




  1. Anson Mount as Cullen Bohannon
  2. Colm Meaney as Thomas Durant
  3. Common as Elam Ferguson
  4. Jennifer Ferrin as Louise Ellison
  5. Robin McLeavy as Eva
  6. Phil Burke as Mickey McGinnes
  7. Ben Esler as Sean McGinnes
  8. Kasha Kropinski as Ruth
  9. Dohn Norwood as Psalms

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