Chinese Railroad Workers

Chinese Railroad Workers (HMWY7)

Location: Gold Run, CA 95717 Placer County
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N 39° 10.791', W 120° 51.077'

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About 1000 feet from this location is the track of the Transcontinental Railroad. In 1865 thousands of Chinese in Kwantung Provence China were recruited to work on this great connection between the East and West Coast . This monument is dedicated to the memory of those Chinese laborers who worked for Charles Crocker of the Central Pacific Railroad.
HM NumberHMWY7
Series This marker is part of the Transcontinental Railroad series
Year Placed2009
Placed ByThe State Department of Transportation and the Placer County Historical Society, July 3, 2009
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 1:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 685598 N 4338934
Decimal Degrees39.17985000, -120.85128333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 10.791', W 120° 51.077'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 10' 47.46" N, 120° 51' 4.62" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 67 Rest Area, Gold Run CA 95717, US
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