A Piece of History

by Neil Rosenberger November. 16, 2009 3696 views

Saw this in my travels, light wasn't that good, but it is what it is , a part of the westward movement in the 1800's. True Story.

These people came over to the USA, to start a new life, they helped build one of our first transportation systems, they were abused , overworked , and very much “Used” . But they helped the westward movememt

It's very large, no, really large !!

This thing is “Huge” And in a strange place !

Old Train Station , Auburn, Ca , USA. The Coolie statue is right next to this station

History Preserved .

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Jet28 7 years, 11 months ago

Great history!

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Pandka 7 years, 11 months ago

Great work! When I was writing my diploma thesis on Japanese diasphora in Latin America (but I mentioned also about the U.S.), by the way I found information about Chinese workers building Transcontinental Railroad in California. Great number of people employed there lost their life in accidents which happened every day. The most of people never returned to their families because of various diseases and terrible labor and life conditions .

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Jannie 7 years, 11 months ago

This guy is huge! Well done cd

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Sara G 7 years, 11 months ago

Wow, that work is amazing!! Liked the last one, the detail! Saved to my favs :-)

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Lynn 7 years, 11 months ago

Great set and interesting history...love #2 and 3 the most :))

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Jennye 7 years, 11 months ago

great set!!

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Marsha 7 years, 11 months ago

Great! I love the history of the old West!! Remember seeing the Chinese coolies in many old western movies and TV shows....

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Sandyk 7 years, 11 months ago

cool history fact. nice set of pics. :)

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Brian 7 years, 11 months ago

Interesting statue. You should have set the timer and got into the picture to give it a better sense of scale:)

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Gonia 7 years, 11 months ago

I 've not heard about this fact from american history, very nice place and it is very impressived.

7 years, 11 months ago Edited
Livelovelaugh 7 years, 11 months ago

I've heard of it, but have never seen a momument to it. Thanks a lot cd. Nice shots. :)

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