United States Virginia change
Sri Lanka Breaking News
Sri Lanka parliament
vivalankaSri Lanka newsSri Lanka businessSri Lanka sportsSri Lanka technologySri Lanka travelSri Lanka videosSri Lanka eventssinhala newstamil newsSri Lanka business directory
vivalanka advertising
Stay Connected
Popular Searches
T20 World Cup
Sponsored Links
Sri Lanka Explorer

The Chavira family's train ride west to a new life in L.A.

Apr 7, 2011 9:52:59 PM- latimes.com
The Chaviras and thousands of other families came to California during its biggest boom. They arrived during an optimistic age when suburbs were built and freeways carved through the city. And they gave their children a hold on the American dream.

The Chavira family arrived in Los Angeles in style, riding all the way from El Paso in the passenger cars of the Southern Pacific Railroad.

USA, California: (Latest Stories)