Express Madeira-Mamoré by Duda Arraes on Flickr.
@ Porto Velho, Rondônia, Brazil, South America.
The Railway Madeira-Mamoré was built to connect the rubber extraction in the Amazon region with the bigger coastal cities and ports of Brazil. Many immigrants from all continents came to Brazil for the construction and thousands died from the tropical diseases.
Nowadays, this raildroad is completely abandoned…