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Hip Hop legend, Common, takes on the role of Elam, a former slave out to make something of himself in AMC's new original series, Hell On Wheels.

Elam Ferguson: Inside Hell on Wheels

Hip Hop legend, Common, takes on the role of Elam, a former slave out to make something of himself in AMC’s new original series, Hell On Wheels.

Actress Dominique McElligottt plays Lily, one of the few women among thousands of men constructing the transcontinental railroad in Hell on Wheels.

Lily Bell: Inside Hell on Wheels

Actress Dominique McElligottt plays Lily, one of the few women among thousands of men constructing the transcontinental railroad in Hell on Wheels.

From dirt-ridden railroad garb to Native American headdresses, costume designer Wendy Partridge describes the process of achieving the authentic look of Hell On Wheels.

The Wardrobe: Inside Hell on Wheels

From dirt-ridden railroad garb to Native American headdresses, costume designer Wendy Partridge describes the process of achieving the authentic look of Hell On Wheels.

Whether it's the "pepper box" or the "blunderbuss", on-set Armourer Brian Kent discusses some of the Old West weaponry used by the characters of Hell On Wheels.

The Guns: Inside Hell On Wheels

Whether it’s the “pepper box” or the “blunderbuss”, on-set Armourer Brian Kent discusses some of the Old West weaponry used by the characters of Hell On Wheels.

Hear from the cast and crew of AMC's newest series which centers on former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon, whose quest for vengeance leads him to the construction of the first transcontinental railroad.

About Hell on Wheels

Hear from the cast and crew of AMC’s newest series which centers on former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon, whose quest for vengeance leads him to the construction of the first transcontinental railroad.

"This was the moon landing of the 19th century." The cast and crew of Hell On Wheels share the historical significance of the construction of the transcontinental railroad and its influence on the show.

The Meaning of the Railroad: Inside Hell On Wheels

“This was the moon landing of the 19th century.” The cast and crew of Hell On Wheels share the historical significance of the construction of the transcontinental railroad and its influence on the show.

Think you know what it takes to build a train from styrofoam and wood? Watch how the crew of Hell On Wheels collaborates in bringing a functioning period locomotive to life.

Building the Train: Inside Hell On Wheels

Think you know what it takes to build a train from styrofoam and wood? Watch how the crew of Hell On Wheels collaborates in bringing a functioning period locomotive to life.