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So true. I have heard that one Chinese worker per mile died building the Canadian Pacific Railway. I looked for a better analysis than the rumors Iโ€™ve heard but havenโ€™t really come up with anything solid. Poor to no records were kept of deaths.

This FAQ was helpful for the U.S. Transcontinental:

http://web.stanford.edu/group/chineserailroad/cgi-bin/wordpress/faqs/

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