When Micah takes a trip out of town, he leaves blacksmith Nils in charge when Lucas isn't available because it's branding season. However, Nils soon decides to enforce a no-guns policy in North Fork, and some outlaws take advantage of it.
Episode number: 5x12 Production Number: 5212 Airdate: Monday December 17th, 1962
Mark: Why, you know, I--I think that some day this street right here is gonna have buildings that stick up right to the sky. And we'll have machines that take the place of horses... like the train took the place of the covered wagon. Lucas: Machines to take the place of horses? Mark: Well? (Lucas nods in disapproval) I guess not.