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 Last update January 11, 2003 Transsib Photoarchive

Here all information about Transsib history published on our site including data placed in other sections (Photogallery, Handbook) and on the cite "Circum-Baikal railway" are collected. Materials situated on another servers of Trans-Siberian project are marked by sign *. Underneath this page useful information resources in Internet and main sources for writing this section are given.
Subsections:
Х Reviews of Great Siberian Way history. General chronology.
Х Materials about history of Great Siberian Way lines construction.
Х Bibliography of Transsib (Great Siberian Way) before 1917 (only foreign publications).
Х Stories, descriptions of localities and lines, other articles.
Х Historical documents and certificates.
Х Historical shedules.
Х Historical maps.
Х Transsib persons.
Person number 1 in history of Great Siberian Way is undoubtedly, Sergey Yul'evich Vitte (1849 - 1915).
Thanks to his power the construction got such gigantic extent...
Sergey Yul'evich Vitte

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 Reviews of Great Siberian Way history. General chronology.



Stages of Great Siberian Way construction (1891-1916) /S. Sigachyov
How Transsib was created: brief historical article (1891-1925) /compilation by S. Sigachyov
Transsib cost for the Russian Empire (1891-1913) /S. Sigachyov
Stages of Transsib railway electrification (1929-2002) /S. Sigachyov
 Materials about history of Great Siberian Way lines construction.


Chinese Eastern line: history of construction and operation (1893-1950) /V. F. Burkova
Circum-Baikal railway: brief chronology of construction (1896-1905) /S. Sigachyov, M. Krainov
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Circum-Baikal railway: the prospects of other railway variants (1889-1900) /M. Krainov *
 Bibliography of Transsib (Great Siberin Way)

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The most complete in nowdays.
The compiler is
Sergey Kann.
 Stories, descriptions of localities and lines, other articles.

Verstage of Transbaikal line /S. Sigachyov
Irkutsk - Baikal line /M. Krainov
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 Historical documents and certificates.



Transsib Museum: documents /site section
Transsib Museum: awards and badges /site section
Transsib Museum: railway uniform /site section
Rescript about twenty-fifth anniversary of the beginning of Great Siberian Way construction by Nikolai II. /Sent by V. Zimin (gif:155 kb)
 Historical shedules



Shedules in 1899. Perm - Vyatka - Kotlas /M. Bronnikov
Shedules in 1903. Great Siberian Way and branches of CEL /V. Burkova
Shedules in 1928. Trans-Siberian railway /M. Bronnikov

Shedules in 1940. Trans-Siberian railway /M. Bronnikov
 Historical maps.











Great Siberian Way from Petersburg to Vladivostok /Sent by Philipp Robinson (jpg:134 kb)
Scheme-map of Great Siberian Ways lines (CEL isn't shown) /To the Great Ocean, H.Tupper, 1962 (gif:82 kb)
Map of West Siberian line (1903) /Sent by V. Muratov (jpg:133 kb)
Map of Middle Siberian line (1903) /
Sent by V. Muratov (jpg:116 kb)
Map of Transbaikal line (1903) /
Sent by V. Muratov (jpg:72 kb)
Map of Chinese Eastern line (1903) /
Sent by V. Muratov (jpg:94 kb)
Map of South Manchurian line (1903) /
Sent by V. Muratov (jpg:86 kb)
Map of Ussurian line (1903) /
Sent by V. Muratov (jpg:49 kb)
Map of Samara-Zlatoust line (1900) /
Sent by V. Muratov (jpg:274 kb)
Chinese Eastern line (1900) /Gave by V. Burkova (jpg:475 kb)
Map of concerted fast long-distance trains from Moscow to Dalni (1903) /Gave by V. Burkova (jpg:331 kb)
"Bocharov's spiral" with tunnel at CEL in area of Bolshoy Khingan (1904) /
Gave by V. Burkova (jpg:35 kb)
Goods traffics of Ussurian line (1933) /Gave by V. Burkova (jpg:149 kb)
 Transsib persons.
Transsib persons
Useful information resources:

Main sources for historical section were:

Х "To the Great Ocean", by H.Tupper, Boston - Toronto, 1965
Х Great Siberian Way, V. Kazimirov, Chita, 1991
Х Great Siberian Way: history-economic story, V. P. Kalinichev, Moscow, 1991
Х Vitte - financier, politician, diplomat, S. A. Stepanov and A. P. Korelin, Moscow, 1998
Х East Siberian railway main line, Irkutsk, 1998
Х Far Eastern line, Khabarovsk, 1997
Х The way is the life, Chita, 2000
Х Brief knowledge about development of domestic railways from 1838 to 1990,  Moscow, 1996
Х Locomotives of domestic railways 1845-1955, V. A. Rakov, Moscow, 1995
Х Ministers and national commissars of railways, Moscow, 1995
Х Guidebook along Great Siberian Way, St Petersburg, 1900
Х Guidebook along Great Siberian Way, St Petersburg, 1901-1902
Х Guidebook along Great Siberian Way, St Petersburg, 1910
Х Guidebook along Great Siberian Way, St Petersburg, 1914
Х Handbook of USSR railway stations in 2 v., Moscow, 1981
Х Encyclopedia of railway transport of USSR, Moscow, 1994
Х Anniversary album of railway lines are at Transsib, 1991-2000
Х also another sources with lesser significiance - books, brochures and visual materials...

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