|Occupation:||Chief of Railroad Police|
|Relatives:||5 unnamed daughters|
|Behind the scenes|
|Portrayed by:||Matthew Glave|
|First episode:||Big Bad Wolf|
|Last episode:||Eminent Domain|
|Appearances:||2 episodes (see below)|
Dick Barlow was the Chief of Railroad Police for the Union Pacific Railroad.
- Main article: Season 3
Barlow took the job of Chief of Railroad Police with Elam Ferguson as his deputy. He is very jovial and kind to Elam, despite the a latter's sour attitude. Barlow is shot in the gut when he attempts to inform the Hatchs, a family of Mormons residing in the path of the railroad, that they must move. It is never clear who shoots Barlow. Barlow is brought back to Hell on Wheels. Eva ascertains his wounds. They are too grave to heal. Barlow requests to hold Eva's baby and dies a few moments after holding her.
|Season 3 appearances|
|"Big Bad Wolf"||"Eminent Domain"||"Range War"||"The Game"||"Searchers"|
|"One Less Mule"||"Cholera"||"It Happened in Boston"||"Fathers and Sins"||"Get Behind the Mule"|