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Chinese railroad workers, ca. 1880
Chinese railroad workers, ca. 1880
TitleChinese railroad workers, ca. 1880
DescriptionTrack maintenance workers, called "gandy dancers" in railroad slang, patrol the Oregon Pacific Railroad in a hand car. Three of the men are Chinese workers.
Dateca. 1880
SubjectChinese Americans; Oregon (State); Work; Employment; Railroad construction and maintenance; Railroad handcars; Railroad employees; Oregon Pacific Railroad Company
TypePhotographs
CoverageUnited States--Oregon (State)
Collection SourceFile 238-A
IdentifierOrHi 50082
RepositoryOregon Historical Society
http://www.ohs.org
ContributorsWashington State University Vancouver Information Services
http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/vis/infoserv.htm
Project Identifierwsuvp0029
Physical Description10 in. x 8 1/2 in.
FormatOriginal images were scanned as 300 dpi TIFF files on a Microtek 9600XL scanner. 72 dpi JPEG files were then added to the CONTENT database at the WSU Libraries.
RightsOregon Historical Society, Photographic Services 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97205; PHOTOORDERS@OHS.ORG; phone number 503-306-5250; FAX 503-492-6001.
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