'The Lone Ranger' trailer: Exploring the mysteries of Johnny Depp's new western -- VIDEO

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The next shot in this sequence shows the potential victim standing in the way of this relentless march of progress.

Two native tribesman are seen in worried silhouette. A few decades ago, these would be the movie’s villains — the savages menacing the noble cowboys who are simply trying to realize America’s Manifest Destiny.

In this version, a great celebration is held to mark the expansion of the railroad, while the chiefs fret about what this means for their way of life.

With the railroad and the spread of the pioneers, we get the spread of something else … Not necessarily disease, although that made its way west, too. No, we see the corruption of these interlopers through the image below.

That’s right, kiddos. Prostitutes.

But wait, there’s even more evil a-comin’ down those twin steel rails …

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