Wednesday, September 02, 2015

First railroad in China [The Tientsin Railway of China, opened 1888]

From: "Bruce Cooper"

Many of the workers who built the first railroad in China worked on the CPRR grades to Promontory, Oregon and Los Angeles.

The Railroad as an Element in Eduction (New Edition) by Prof. Alex Hogg, M.A. 1899, pp. 59-60:

Tien-Tsin Railway of China, opened 1888 to Tonsham