When the Westbound train pulls into town, it’s for a mixture of personal and business needs. The Fireman is going to visit his sister Betty, who also is the girlfriend of the engineer. The siding is also to clear the single track for the Eastbhound train to pass on by. Bad news comes when it is told that Betty is out of town to visit her aunt.
Meanwhile, a masked man with an indian companion lurk in the shadows. They are observing the activities of known outlaw Snake Lawson. When Lawson’s men are seen leaving with the train engineer, what does it mean?
The bad guys tell the engineer that Betty never made it to her aunts, and they have proof that they have kidnapped her. All they want is for the Westbound train to leave town at top speed, while the Eastbound train approaches at it’s normal time and speed. Wow, sounds like a math problem just waiting to happen.
With his hands tied, the engineer has little choice if he wants to keep his gal Betty safe. Acting fast, Lone Ranger sends Tonto to keep tabs on the gang while he races to the telegraph office. Things get challenging when Tonto is found out. After being thumped on the head, Tonto is to be disposed of in the train wreckage. Lone Ranger has his own troubles when the telegraph officer is secretly working for the outlaw gang.
Will the railroad engineer actually go through with the wreck? Can Tonto get himself free, and jump clear of the train with the rest? Will Lone Ranger get his message through, and will it do any good? What about Betty? Ansswers to all these, and more questions have answers awaiting in the exciting conclusion to today’s western adventure.