A man named Charles Crocker hired and irish man named James Harvey Strobridge. There was over 30,000 workers. There were 7,000 chinese workers. There were 23,000 American workers.
Riding the Railroad
You could travel from New York to San Fransisco in i week.Violent thunderstorms, heavy, fierce, blizzards, hailstorms, and tornadoes were all possible, and it was dangerous.
the wild west
The govenment had given the railroads unormous amout of land.One group of people were not pleased to see the railroad workers laying tracks across the plains.The native Americans were angry that the iron horse was built