Patrolling the Murmansk railway

On a handcar outside Petrozavodsk on the Murmansk railway, Russia, 1915.

The largest part of this railroad was built during the war by German Prisoners-Of-War. According to some reports so many POW's died that 'under every sleeper a German was buried'.

Picture made by the Russian photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii.

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