This is a relatively short mission - thankfully - so head back to the ‘L’ on the map and ride with Luisa on the carriage to the bridge where you’ll plant the explosive ambush for the impending convoy.

To wipe out the vast majority of the convoy in as short a time as possible, you’ll want to spread the placement of dynamite properly. The convoy will come from your left (if you’re facing the track from the detonator), so focus your line from that direction.

Your last stick should be left close to the bridge, and then run up the hill towards Luisa and the detonator itself. The charges won’t all blow at once, so be sure you’re happy with the controls detailed on the screen.

You need to ‘prime’ the charges first before blowing them, and the real trick here isn’t to detonate the one on the left first. You want to prime the one closest to the bridge first, so when you do blow it, the majority of the convoy will already be over the other sticks of dynamite.

This way, once you’ve blown the right-most dynamite first, you can quickly prime and blow the remaining charges from right-left and take more of the convoy out! This leaves you mopping up the remaining stragglers with your rifle from where you are, high up on the hill. Mission complete!

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Rockstar Games
  • Platforms
    PS3, 360
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, Sandbox
  • Guide Release
    23 July 2012
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Andrew Mills

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Red Dead Redemption is a Western epic, set at the turn of the 20th century when the lawless and chaotic badlands began to give way to the expanding reach of government and the spread of the Industrial Age. A follow up to the 2004 hit Red Dead Revolver, this game tells the story of former outlaw John Marston, taking players on a great adventure across the American frontier.

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