Monday, July 29, 2013
ABC WEDNESDAY LETTER " C "
The letter " C " is highlighted in our CONTINUING trip around
The first picture is entitled " CHINESE COOLIE"
Please don't be offended.
That's it's name.
During the Gold Rush many CHINESE came to Placer COUNTY
to work and helped build the TransCONTINENTAL Railroad.
The railroad was the Western leg of the system.
Dr. Kenneth Fox CRAFTED this statue frome 1 mile of steel
rebar and 35 CUBIC yards of CONCRETE.
It stands 25 feet high and weighs 70 tons.
The Doctor CREATED it as a gift to the COMMUNITY of
The CITY of Auburn is the COUNTY Seat of Placer COUNTY,
As I say CONSTANTLY , enlarging the photos will make the
photos more interesting.
Here we have a COUPLING of two railroad CARS.
Without this hitch the CARS CAN'T go anywhere.
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