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Chinese Railroad Workers

ABOUT 1000 FEET FROM THIS LOCATION IS THE TRACK OF THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD. IN 1865 THOUSANDS OF CHINESE IN KWANTUNG PROVENCE CHINA WERE RECRUITED TO WORK ON THIS GREAT CONNECTION BETWEEN THE ...

ABOUT 1000 FEET FROM THIS LOCATION IS THE TRACK OF
THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD. IN 1865 THOUSANDS OF
CHINESE IN KWANTUNG PROVENCE CHINA WERE RECRUITED
TO WORK ON THIS GREAT CONNECTION BETWEEN THE EAST
AND WEST COAST . THIS MONUMENT IS DEDICATED TO THE
MEMORY OF THOSE CHINESE LABORERS WHO WORKED
FOR CHARLES CROCKER OF THE CENTRAL
PACIFIC RAILROAD.

 

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