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Young Engineer
Status: Deceased
Occupation: Railroad Engineer
Relationships: Thomas Durant - employer
Behind the scenes
Portrayed by: Chris Ippolito
Seasons: 1 & 2
First episode: "Pilot"
Last episode: "Blood Moon Rising"
Appearances: 8 episodes (see below)

A Young Engineer is a worker on the Union Pacific Railroad's new transcontinental line.


Season 1[]

Main article: Season 1

He is made chief engineer for the Union Pacific Railroad's new transcontinental line by Thomas Durant when his predecessor is fired for making the line to straight to maximize profits. ("Pilot")

He advised Durant to straighten the railroad in order to make the 40 mile marker before the deadline but Durant refuses. ("A New Birth of Freedom")


Season 1 appearances
"Pilot" "Immoral Mathematics" "A New Birth of Freedom" "Jamais Je Ne T'oublierai" "Bread and Circuses"
"Pride, Pomp and Circumstance" "Revelations" "Derailed" "Timshel" "God of Chaos"
Season 2 appearances
"Viva La Mexico" "Durant, Nebraska" "Slaughterhouse" "Scabs" "The Railroad Job"
"Purged Away with Blood" "The White Spirit" "The Lord's Day" "Blood Moon" "Blood Moon Rising"