Environmental Aspects of Railway Construction in 1860−1900s (on Materials of Tambov Province)

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This article addresses the environmental aspects of railway construction and railway infrastructure development in Russia in the second half of 19th century. Analyzes the impact of rail transport on land, forest and water resources at national and regional context. On the example of the railroad studied the formation of ecological thinking in the specific historical conditions. In this paper we consider not only the facts of adverse effects of railways on the environment, but also of railway administrations to protect natural features.

R B Konchakov

G.R. Derzhavin Tambov State University

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Кафедра российской истории; Тамбовский государственный университет им. Г.Р. Державина; G.R. Derzhavin Tambov State University

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