Paul looks out for his dreamy sister, Edith. He wants to be a railroad man like his father when he grows up.
“Industrious! I love big words. Sam says I’m industrious, Edith! You know, Sam, I’m gonna be a railroad man when I grow up.”
The only reluctant passenger on the Night Train. Mother of Henry Heinz, the ketchup inventor.
A pragmatic Chicago lawyer who is unimpressed by the Night Train and its historic journey.