Title: Indian immigrants work on railway construction
Story: In the late 1800s and early 1900s, farmers from Punjab, oppressed by British taxation and restrictions on land ownership, settled along the American west coast. They worked alongside Chinese immigrants in lumber mills and iron factories and on railroads to support the nation’s industrial boom.
Quote: Indian immigrants work on railway construction, Pacific and Eastern Railroad, Oregon
Rights: Courtesy of the Southern Oregon Historical Society
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