The Transcontinental Railroad’s Dark Costs: Exploited Labor, Stolen Lands

Construction of the transcontinental railroad began on January 8, 1863 in Sacramento, when workers at the Central Pacific Railroad first opened the line. Eleven months later, their Midwestern counterparts, Union Pacific Railroad workers, began to innovate in Omaha.

Source link

Read Also:   A. Philip Randolph - Biography, Activism & March on Washington

Related Posts

error: Content is protected !!