Jeff Bandera, outlaw, has been capture by the sheriff, who is taking him by rail to the nearest lockup. Jeff is desperate and when the train slows down to a curve he makes a leap through the window and, despite his handcuffs, escapes serious injury. Before the sheriff can leave the train and pursue him Jeff has taken refuge in the gulches of the rough country and the officer's only hope of recapture is to notify the sheriff of the next county, who makes a fruitless attempt to get the outlaw. Up in the hills, Jeff breaks the handcuffs over a a stone, and so is free, but hungry and unarmed. His opportunity of securing a weapon comes when he sees Cal Evans, a cowpuncher, dismount to tighten a cinch. Stealing up behind the unsuspecting cowpuncher, Jeff jerks the revolver from the man's belt, and at the point of a gun forces him to give op his horse. He is now mounted and armed and is sure be will be able to get a good start before the cowboy can give the alarm. Soon he comes to the lonely...
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