You may have never heard of the Trans-Siberian railway, but it is considered one of the most impressive feats of engineering in modern history. The railway stretched 5,772 miles to connect Moscow, Russia to the Pacific port of Vladivostok. Construction on the world's longest railway line began in 1891 and was completed in 1916. And while this is all impressive and magnificent, let's cut straight to the drama: The Trans-Siberian Railway is what sparked the Russo-Japanese War. So how did a train do that?
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Written by Curiosity Staff October 13, 2016
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