Russell Low, 66, of San Diego, whose great-grandfather, Hung Lai Wah, emigrated from China to work on the Transcontinental Railroad, stands near the railroad grade, near Kelton, Utah, on May 8, shortly before the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion.

Russell Low, 66, of San Diego, whose great-grandfather, Hung Lai Wah, emigrated from China to work on the Transcontinental Railroad, stands near the railroad grade, near Kelton, Utah, on May 8, shortly before the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion.