Chinese railroad workers in Sierra Nevada

Chinese railroad workers in Sierra Nevada

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Caption: Vast numbers of Chinese workers were employed in the construction of the US transcontinental railroad through the Sierra Nevada in the 19th century. A snowshed, visible on the right, was used employed to avoid avalanches blocking the line.

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