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Chinese laborers working on the railroad.
Chinese laborers workin...
undated : circa 1860s -...
 
Title Chinese laborers working on the railroad.
Date undated : circa 1860s - 1870s
Description Mules and workers stand on railroad enbankment. Tents are at back right. Hills are in the background.
Building the railroad from surf to Gaviota was no easy task for the Chinese brought here to accomplish the job.
Building the railroad f...
circa 1900
 
Title Building the railroad from surf to Gaviota was no easy task for the Chinese brought here to accomplish the job.
Date circa 1900
Description Chinese crew builds the railroad from the surf to Gaviota, the most difficult terrain on the entire road from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Railroad track, cart, man and mule stand in gulley below platform that bridges two hills. Additional people are on the platform and hillcrest.
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