Railroad Car Bunkhouses

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Photograph of railroad cars used as housing for Mexican railroad workers. Many workers were recent immigrants could not find or afford more permanent housing, leading to railroad companies repurposing railcars into bunkhouses for their employees.

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Kansas City, KS
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KHS-304205-0004