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"The Elusive Eden"

Season Number: 4
Episode Number: 1
Airdate: August 2, 2014
Director: Mark Richard
Writer: Mark Richard
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"The Elusive Eden" is the first episode of the fourth season of the AMC series Hell on Wheels.


Cullen awaits the birth of his baby, laboring under The Swede's thumb at Fort Smith. Durant deals with the fallout from a railroad accident.




  1. Anson Mount as Cullen Bohannon
  2. Colm Meaney as Thomas Durant
  3. Christopher Heyerdahl as Thor Gundersen
  4. Robin McLeavy as Eva Toole
  5. Phil Burke as Mickey McGinnes
  6. Dohn Norwood as Psalms
  7. MacKenzie Porter as Naomi Bohannon
  8. Jake Weber as John Campbell

Guest starring

  1. Victor Slezak as Ulysses S. Grant
  2. David Wilson Barnes as Martin Delaney
  3. James Shanklin as Aaron Hatch


  1. Chelah Horsdal as Maggie Palmer
  2. Billy Wickman as Heckard
  3. Peter Benson as Marshal Jessup
  4. Kevin Blatch as Judge Webber
  5. Michael Tiernan as Treasurer Atwood
  6. Kirstan Robek as Mrs. Hatch
  7. Brendan Fletcher as Dultey
  8. Gia Crovatin as Mrs. Delaney
  9. Terri Stevens as Missy Redwood
  10. Aaron Zeffer as Ronald Foster
  11. Duval Lang as Elder Moss
  12. John De Santis as Irish Worker
  13. Hal Kerbes as Westy Parker
  14. Greg Spielman as Man in Crowd
  15. Kalem John Vaughan as Baby William

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