Will is a Civil War veteran who has spent his life on the railroad. He grew up in Chicago. His father worked on the railroad and brought him in to lay track when he was a teenager. Will met his wife, Louise, when he was stationed in Virginia. This is their fifteenth year of marriage. Hard working, humble, resilient, Will is responsible for creating a familial culture among the Night Train crew.
“This trip is going to be difficult. But it’s worth doing. Sometimes we need to do things because they are hard.”
Kate is a dignified, self assured woman who wears floofy dresses and takes care to inquire into everybody’s business.
A young woman with a short temper, a warm heart, and a knack for making people feel at home wherever she is.
A loyal, logical, warm mother and wife. She will go to great lengths to protect her husband and her children.