Characters

RuthPlayed by Kasha Kropinski

Ruth

Estranged daughter of the deceased Reverend Cole, Ruth decides to stay in Hell on Wheels after inheriting his ministry upon his death. She matures into an appealing, compassionate minister and sets about creating an oasis in the debauched railroad town. She becomes Cullen's trusted confidant as he searches his own soul for answers to the hollowness that has taken residence there.