Secrets of the Dead

Death on the Railroad

Season 12 Episode 2 | 52m 26s

Less than two months after 57 Irish immigrants were hired to lay railroad track in Pennsylvania in 1832, all were dead. Were they victims of a cholera epidemic or something much darker?

Aired: 05/08/13

Expires: 12/01/19

Rating: NR

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