Building the Union Pacific Railroad - Black Irish Band
Who were the workers on the Union Pacific Railroad?
Many of the Union Pacific railroad workers were young Civil War veterans, many were Irish immigrants, and almost all were single. The close attachment to the railroads meant a constant stream of transient residents and a mixing of ethnic groups under the banner of the Pacific Railroad. (railroad.lindahall.org › essays › cultural-impacts)
Black Irish Band: Building the Union Pacific Railroad from YouTube