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Chinese railroad workers and part they played in building railroad

Chinese railroad workers and part they played in building railroad
Posted at 4:58 PM, Aug 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-04 21:49:33-04

May 10 1869, may be one of the most under-appreciated days in American history. The meeting of the rails at Promontory Point in Utah created the first reliable, safe and fast connection from coast to coast.

And even during the original celebration of the event, one group in particular was already under-appreciated. This Max Facts looks at the contribution of thousands of Chinese immigrants to one of the great accomplishments in American History.

Get the full details in the video above.