History Comes Alive: Part5 : The Crawl to the Summit : The Transcontinental Railroad

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Part5 : The Crawl to the Summit : The Transcontinental Railroad

Meanwhile, in the Serra Nevada mountain range, progress had been reduced to a crawl as the granite wall refused to yield without back braking work, day in and day out, by the Chinese workers. To start a tunnel, one worker would hold tightly onto a rock drill while two others swung eighteen pound... Sign in to see full entry.

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