“Water Train, opposite Humboldt Lake”

Thursday, May 2, 2013
water train

View of water train in foreground. Chinese workers and railroad tracks are seen on right. Courtesy of the California History Room, California State Library.

Read More

“Track Repairers, Empire City, Nevada”

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Track repairers, empire city, nevada jpeg

Carleton E. Watkins. Track Repairers, Empire City, Nev., n.d. Stereocard. Watkins New Series of Pacific Coast Views, #4077. Chas. B. Turrill Coll. The Society of California Pioneers.

Read More

“Cement Ridge near Crystal Ridge”

Thursday, May 2, 2013
cement ridge jpeg

Lawrence & Houseworth Albums. Cement Ridge near Crystal Lake, c. 1860-70. Gift of Florence V. Flinn.  The Society of California Pioneers.

Read More

“Wood Train and Chinaman in Bloomer Cut”

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Wood train and chinamen in bloomer cut jpeg copy

Lawrence & Houseworth Albums. Wood Train and Chinaman in Bloomer Cut, c. 1860-70. Gift of Florence V. Flinn.  The Society of California Pioneers.

Read More

“Chinamen going to work on the California and Oregon R.R.”

Monday, April 29, 2013
stereo-3064

Courtesy of the California History Room, California State Library, Sacramento, California.

Read More

“Filling in Secret Town Tressle, C.P.P.R., Cal.”

Monday, April 29, 2013
stereo-2003

View of railroad bridge and trestle, Secret Town, Chinese railroad workers in left foreground. Courtesy of the California History Room, California State Library, Sacramento, California.

Read More

“Chinese Camp, Brown’s Station”

Monday, April 29, 2013
stereo-1979

View of Chinese camp at Brown’s Station. Courtesy of the California History Room, California State Library, Sacramento, California.

Read More

“East Portal of Summit Tunnel and Wagon Road of Tunnel No. 1″

Monday, April 29, 2013
stereo-1965

View of railroad tunnel at summit under contruction. A horse team with wagons is seen on road to tunnel, and Chinese railroad workers are seen in the foreground. Courtesy…

Read More

“Prospect Hill Cut”

Monday, April 29, 2013
stereo-1330

Shows road being cut through the mountains. Chinese workers are standing among group of horse drawn wagons. Courtesy of the California History Room, California State Library, Sacramento, California.

Read More

“Cutting Granite at Rocklin”

Monday, April 22, 2013
Hart Collection 132

Courtesy of Alfred A Hart Photograph Collection, Stanford University.

Read More