Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due.

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It’s been 150 years since two railroads were joined together to form the first Transcontinental Railroad. At a ceremony in Utah, Chinese railroad workers were recognized for the pivotal role they played in its construction.

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