Join 1882 Foundation, US China Railroad Friendship Association, and U.C. Davis for this year’s tour of key sites of the transcontinental railroad, which include Bloomer’s Cut, Secret Town Fill, Cape Horn Passage, and Summit Tunnel. Register here for $250. Trip includes bus and train ride through these sites, overnight stay at Reno, Nevada, and admission at the California State Railroad Museum.
Nov 8 to 9 California Railroad Tour
In partnership with the Asian Pacific American Heritage Collaborative, the 1882 Foundation is coordinating a tour on Nov 8 and 9, 2018, focusing on Chinese railroad workers who helped build the transcontinental railroad in California. The 2-day overnight tour starts in Sacramento (or San Francisco), and the highlight of the tour is at the Summit Tunnel in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The $250/person, 2-day tour includes guide, lodging, and transportation, which includes a train ride following most of the historic route.
For more information, go to the links below. Deadline is Oct 22, 2018.
1. Return to Gold Mountain 2018, Tour itinerary brochure (pdf) link and Registration link
2. Registration form and online Paypal payment
Switching to new map embed program (ArcGIS), which allows for more display features (land ownership, trails, parking, etc.) and coordinated mobile app function. See “Plan a Visit” tab for mobile app.
Added new pictures to existing sites.
Added Secret Town Fill Site