Bob Goodall is revealed to be the serial murderer when he stabs mechanic Clyde 'Shorty' Callahan, Lane Dixon learns he's a killer when he slashes train engineer Tex Monroe. Frank LaCrosse catches up to the train both of them are on and since he mistakes Lane for his suspect he ends up letting Bob a chance to slice Lane's throat. A scrape soon breaks out between Bob and Frank which climaxes on both dangling from an ice breaker. Bob falls off and lands on a broken off tree branch which impales him right through his chest. Before Lane loses consciousness he manages to write out where Andy LaCrosse is hidden. Frank with the aid of Sheriff Buck Olmstead is reunited with his son.


Revealing mistake: After the accident Frank is climbing the hill towards the train. There are several paths of footprints through the fresh snow. One to the left and another up the path he is climbing.

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Sheriff Buck Olmstead: Cause he told the truth, and once you've heard the truth, everything else is just cheap whiskey.

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