In 1879, railroad rivals Santa Fe Railway and Rio Grande Railroad were in a desperate struggle for control of vital rights of way in the Western US. The rivalry reached a boiling point in Colorado's narrow Royal Gorge.
Against the Odds on American Heroes Channel showcases awe-inspiring stories of bravery, solidarity and strength on the battlefield. An outnumbered group of soldiers finds themselves in a life-or-death situation. Their enemy is larger, stronger, and determined to win. It's the real-life "Band of Brothers" as they come together to prove they can't be beat, doing whatever it takes to overcome the cards stacked against them.