Following in the Footprints of Chinese Railroad Workers

Presented by Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association and Golden Spike 150 at J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City UT

Apr 04
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Sep 27
Following in the Footprints of Chinese Railroad Workers

A grand opening reception will be held on Monday April 29th from 5 pm – 7 pm for a photographic exhibition celebrating the contributions of the Central Pacific Railroad to the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad.

This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the final joining of the last rails of the Railroad at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory on May 10, 1869. The early completion of Railroad could not have been made possible without the efforts of thousands of workers from Guangdong, China who traveled more than 6,000 miles across the Pacific to complete the work.

In many ways, this exhibit is a tribute to those men who risked their lives to extend the stalled railroad project from Sacramento across the

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Sep 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 16, 2019 at 08:00 am - 10:00 pm (Mon)
  • Sep 17, 2019 at 08:00 am - 10:00 pm (Tue)
  • Sep 18, 2019 at 08:00 am - 10:00 pm (Wed)
  • Sep 19, 2019 at 08:00 am - 10:00 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 20, 2019 at 08:00 am - 10:00 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 21, 2019 at 08:00 am - 10:00 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm (Sun)
  • Sep 23, 2019 at 08:00 am - 10:00 pm (Mon)
  • Sep 24, 2019 at 08:00 am - 10:00 pm (Tue)
  • Sep 25, 2019 at 08:00 am - 10:00 pm (Wed)
  • Sep 26, 2019 at 08:00 am - 10:00 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 27, 2019 at 08:00 am - 10:00 pm (Fri)

Additional time info:

Actual hours may various; please check with the Library website if in doubt.

https://www.lib.utah.edu/info/hours.php

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

J. Willard Marriott Library

295 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

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