The Right Side of the Tracks Guide – Red Dead Online
When you meet up with Horley in Blackwater he will tell you to go help the various sheriffs with tasks they have. One of the of Sheriffs can be found near Valentine in a mission called The Right Side of the Tracks. Use our The Right Side of the Tracks guide below to complete this mission.
Starting The Right Side of the Tracks Mission
To get access to this mission you first need to speak with Horley in Blackwater (starts the A Land of Opportunities). Once you do this you will get a number of sheriff icons on your map (yellow scale). The one we want is located to the southwest of Caliban’s Seat. At this location you will trigger a cutscene involving Clinton Arnsdale and the Sheriff. Arnsdale wants you to recover some property from Bob Crawfish. Here is the official mission text:
Horley said the Valentine Sheriff needed some help at Painted Sky. A man named Clinton Arnsdale wants to recover some property off Bob Crawfish, how far you are willing to go will depend on your morals.
Once you’ve watched the cutscene, The Right Side of the Tracks mission will begin. Required players 2 – 4.
Find Crawfish’s Hideout
When you begin this mission Clinton Arnsdale will tell you to go see Bob Crawfish at his hideout. To reach the hideout jump on your horse and follow the mission path. The hideout itself is only a short ride from the mission start. When you reach the hideout you will want to jump off your horse and take cover immediately as there are a number of enemies there.
Put Down Crawfish’s Guards
At the hideout you will get a new objective to put down Crawfish’s guards. These guards are littered throughout the place and can be taken down using lethal methods. In order to advance the mission you need to kill the guards until a cutscene triggers. In the cutscene Crawfish and pals break for their horses and ride away.
Hogtie the Thieves Before They Escape
When Crawfish and his gang takeoff you are then tasked with catching up to them and hogtying them. Depending on the number of players you have determines how many enemies there are to hogtie. Since I played this with three other players, there were a total of four enemies we needed to catch and hogtie. As you chase them the gang will split up with some going across the river. If you have audio communication it is best to each member of your team after a specific enemy. Regardless catch up to your target, lasso them, hogtie them, and then load them on your horse.
Take the Thief to the Tracks at Fort Riggs (Honorable/Dishonorable Decision)
With your target safely stowed on your trusty steed it is time to take them to meet Arnsdale. The location Arnsdale wants you to deliver the thieves is the tracks at Fort Riggs. Luckily for us we were already headed in that direction anyways. To reach the Tracks simply follow the quest marker (or use the large railroad bridge as a landmark). When you reach the Tracks take the thief off of your horse and throw him onto the Tracks (inside the yellow area on your minimap). Once you’ve done this a cutscene will trigger.
After the cutscene you will have to make a choice whether to Help or Kill the thieves on the track. Choosing to Help is an honorable choice while choosing to Kill is a dishonorable choice. After the outcome of your choice the mission ends.