Chinese workers are seen working on the First Transcontinental Railroad at Donner Pass in California in the 1800s. Many Chinese labourers died during the railroad’s construction. Photo: Handout / Hart Collection

Remains of 13 Chinese men from 1800s, exhumed and ‘treated like objects’, will finally be reburied in Nevada

The remains were dug up by a private property owner and archaeologists more than 20 years ago, and have since been the subject of impassioned pleas for respect

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Chinese workers are seen working on the First Transcontinental Railroad at Donner Pass in California in the 1800s. Many Chinese labourers died during the railroad’s construction. Photo: Handout / Hart Collection
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