Andrew J. Russell's famous 1869 photograph commemorates the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad but omits the numerous Chinese laborers present at the event and responsible for the achievement.


  • Title: "East and West"
  • Creator: Andrew J. Russell
  • Date Created: 1869-05-10
  • Location Created: Promontory Summit, Utah
  • Rights: Chinese American Museum DC
  • Medium: Photograph

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