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140 Years Ago Work at the Round House: The mammoth 180 foot front of the railroad structure presents a striking appearance with its 11 ironbound doors and 11 smoke stacks. From within each doorway enters a track that diverges from the round table about 75 yards from the center of the building. The intervening space was filled by a swarm of Chinese men who kept travelling back and forth on a train of six flats to and front the cuts along the road towards the tunnel where they loaded sand obtained from the rocky hill. The turntable is the iron …

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