Tunnels Trestles, Track: Chinese and the Transcontinental Railway

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Presented by Silver Reef Museum and Utah State University and Golden Spike 150 at Silver Reef Museum, Leeds UT

Apr 27
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Jun 15
Tunnels Trestles, Track: Chinese and the Transcontinental Railway

150 years ago, America completed the largest infrastructure undertaking for its time, built almost entirely by the hands of immigrants from around the world.

A century and a half ago, America completed the largest infrastructure undertaking, for its time, built almost entirely by the hands of immigrants from around the world, connecting the east and west coasts with the Transcontinental Railway. This exhibition guides you through the experience of Chinese immigrants in the United States and their contribution to that undertaking. Consider, as you explore the exhibit, the effects of landscape, material culture and social connections to workers daily

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