Events

Preservation Month 2017- Construction of the Southern Pacific Railroad, Across the Southwest by Chinese Workers 1880-83

May 13, 2017
2:00 PM
501 N Oregon St, El Paso, TX 79901

Venue:
Downtown El Paso Public Library
Contact Name:
Prince McKenzie
Contact Phone Number:
915-240-8384

Anna Fahy, an educator and renowned authority on Chinese Culture in the Southwest, will discuss the role Chinese workers had in the building of the Southern Pacific Railroad across California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. The lecture will be given in the auditorium at the Downtown El Paso Public Library. This event is hosted by the Railway and Locomotive Historical Society, the El Paso Railroad and Transportation Museum and the El Paso Public Library.


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