Tunnels, Trestles & Track Chinese Immigrants Experiences along the Transcontinental Railway

Presented by Utah State University Museum of Anthropology and Golden Spike 150 at Utah State University Blanding Campus, Blanding UT

Feb 04
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Apr 12
Tunnels, Trestles & Track Chinese Immigrants Experiences along the Transcontinental Railway

This traveling exhibit explores the daily life of Chinese laborers along the Transcontinental Railway with a focus on historic narrative and material culture.

A century 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 life along

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Mar 26, 2019 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Mar 27, 2019 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Mar 28, 2019 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Mar 29, 2019 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Mar 30, 2019 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Apr 1, 2019 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Apr 2, 2019 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Apr 3, 2019 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Apr 4, 2019 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Apr 5, 2019 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)

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

LOCATION

Utah State University Blanding Campus

576 W 200 S, Blanding, UT 84511

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Large Print
    • Low Vision
    • Wheelchair Access

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