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Kings on the hill

Originally published in the MVHS Bugle, May 1997

By Colin McDonald

In January and February of 1938, Bill Iverson and I were hired by the Baldridge Logging Co. 332 more words

Towns

Bids to be called for on city timber

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, May 15, 1915

Approximately 200,000,000 feet in Cedar River watershed to be disposed of by Board of Public Works… 160 more words

Towns

Two data points in transportation change: NYC subway ridership peaks in 1946, US non-commuter rail traffic drops after 1945

That the automobile came to dominate American social life and physical spaces after World War II is clear in multiple ways but two recent points of data I saw helped drive this point home. 348 more words

Sociology

[TRENDING NEWS] Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due.

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Author: Unknown Author – Publish Date: May 14, 2019 at 07:00AM


It’s been 150 years since two railroads were joined together to form the first Transcontinental Railroad. 23 more words

Race And Ethnicity

Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due. by Unknown Author


By Bhavesh Patil

It’s been 150 years since two railroads were joined together to form the first Transcontinental Railroad. At a ceremony in Utah, Chinese railroad workers were recognized for the pivotal role they played in its construction. 9 more words

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Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due.

It’s been 150 years since two railroads were joined together to form the first Transcontinental Railroad. At a ceremony in Utah, Chinese railroad workers were recognized for the pivotal role they played in its construction. 78 more words

NYT

May 11th National Train Day

Today we celebrate the final connection of the Union Pacific Railroad with the Central Pacific Railroad combining 1,776 miles of rails at Promontory Summit, Utah. The rail roads connect in 1869, actually finishing work on May 9th but not celebrating it until May 11th. 132 more words

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