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Chinese crew builds the railroad from the surf to Gaviota, the most difficult terrain on the entire road from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Railroad track, cart, man and mule stand in gulley below platform that bridges two hills. Additional people are on the platform and hillcrest.
Lompoc Valley (Calif.) Chinese Americans--Employment--California--Santa Barbara County Asian Americans--California--Santa Barbara County Railroad construction & maintenance--California--Santa Barbara County
CVTB_050.jpg Part of "Historical Photos of Four Ethnicities on California's Central Coast" Collection Originally published as part of Asian/Pacific - Americans on the Central Coast: a photo essay