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Chinese Men of Steel
In 1865, Central Pacific officials hired 50 Chinese laborers to lay down a section of track. Their work was so well done; they decided to recruit more Chinese men. In the end, nearly 12,000 Chinese railroad workers were hired to perform dangerous work that white men refused to do.
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Chinese Men of Steel
In 1865, Central Pacific officials hired 50 Chinese laborers to lay down a section of track. Their work was so well done; they decided to recruit more Chinese men. In the end, nearly 12,000 Chinese railroad workers were hired to perform dangerous work that white men refused to do.
Date: 5/5/09
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Video by:  More FOX Sports
 
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