The first graded road over the Cuesta was constructed by Chinese laborers in 1877. It’s still passable, as shown in this photo taken after this past week’s rains.
The first graded road over the Cuesta was constructed by Chinese laborers in 1877. It’s still passable, as shown in this photo taken after this past week’s rains.
The first graded road over the Cuesta was constructed by Chinese laborers in 1877. It’s still passable, as shown in this photo taken after this past week’s rains.

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April 29, 2012 01:19 PM

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.