"Memory of Chinese transcontinental railroad workers to be honored"
"Margaret Yee's ancestors were among thousands of Chinese immigrants who forged the transcontinental railroad that was completed with the driving of the golden spike at Promontory on May 10, 1869. Her great-grandfather on her mother's side, Ng Shee, was a railroad worker, and her grandfather on her father's side, Wong Wah Yu, worked as a cook on the Central Pacific Railroad. ... " [More]
Unfortunately, the article goes on to get the history wrong, repeating several common myths.
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