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The Madeira Mamoré Railroad Is A Railroad Built In The Brazilian State Of Rondo ...

The Madeira Mamoré Railroad Is A Railroad Built In The Brazilian State Of Rondo ...

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File name: Madeira-Mamoré Railroad_mar0193.jpg
Format: film, 35mm
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Source: photo agency Based in: Brazil

Description: The Madeira Mamoré Railroad is a railroad built in the Brazilian state of Rondonia between 1907 and 1912 . The railroad links the Brazilian cities of Porto Velho and Guajará Mirim . It became known as the " Devils Rail road " because thousands of construction workers died from tropical diseases and violence . There is a legend that a cadaver is buried underneath each sleeper .

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