The Story of the Lost Railroad Carrying Weapons to Anatolia

All the information about the lost train of Istanbul, which started in 1914 and entered under the name of es Golden Horn-Black Sea Sahara Line lar within the 8 months and became involved in the quiet losses at the beginning of the 1950, was published after a research that lasted for many years with the efforts of Kağıthane Municipality.

Professor Dr. Emre Dölen, collector Mert Sandalcı, journalist and also the press consultant of the Municipality of Kagithane Hussein Irmak'in 18 annual work, 'Lost in the Footsteps of a Railroad' was published by the Municipality of Kagithane. The 344 page book, which was prepared by Mert Sandalcı and published in Turkish and English, opens the lost pages of Istanbul's history.

Es This book is the work of 16-17 annual accumulation. "

Giving information about the book collector Mert Sandalcı, bir My interest in this train is my interest in small trains in my childhood and the fact that I never forget a picnic in the 3 class in Kağıthane. After a while, after seeing that there was a railroad by chance here, the 16-17 was a collection of an annual collection and it turned into a book. The most important feature of the documents in the book is that we can call the suburbs of Istanbul and 1910 is not thought to be taken at all in a very intense style of photography and 350'ye near the document is revealed. The book is quite valuable in that respect, Kitap he said.

Tren No one knew exactly what the train was going through, yol said Sandalci, who said that they were working hard to find traces of the railway track in the area before the book was written. Struggling to find something desperately in the woods, a hard object was placed on my feet. When I looked up, I saw a stone and I can't tell you the happiness and excitement I saw when I saw 9 / 8 on the stone. We figured out what this figure would mean for a while, and we found that the 9 is the kilometer and 8 is a milestone, and we found out that it should be one every 100 meter. Then we found the first stone 100 in every direction and found other milestones. About 100 was standing there for years. It is not possible to describe the feelings I have at that moment. O

”We wanted it to be printed and the information was tidy.”

Kağıthane Municipality Mayor Fazlı Kılıç stated that they put forward the technical information about the railway and the train, kömür The historical Kağıthane Railway, Santral Istanbul is a line that is rapidly formed to carry coal from the tree and double area so that Istanbul cannot be left without electricity when it is left without coal. Because in those years Istanbul was under occupation. Coal from the UK to Santral Istanbul was not possible and the coal brought from Zonguldak was blocked. Thus, a solution was produced. The railway also assumed a different role during this period. Moved from the warehouse in Kağıthane to the Black Sea and Anatolia for the delivery of weapons. Therefore, we prepared the book of a historical railway which started very fast construction and completed in 1 year and then carried out very important functions. We wanted to get the information printed. Hundreds of years later, when people wanted to reach, we said that they could get ready for information Yüz.

In Search of a Lost Railway

It was discovered during the research that the lost train, which the Istanbulites called araştırma Kağıthane Railway, ”also served to kidnap weapons and ammunition in Anatolia during the years of the occupation. In the book, the story of transferring ammunition from the warehouses of the Golden Horn to Agacli-Karaburun and the transfer of the ammunition from here to İnebolu by boats were included in the book.

The book is an important micro-history study; 1. In all aspects of the World War II, the city's electricity is handed down to the story of the transfer of wood charcoal to the Golden Horn in order to eliminate the danger of the factory and ships becoming charred. Both the detailed photos of the facilities in the quarry and the line route of the route photographs of the team, reaching a follow-up of many years, many materials were seen for the first time said.

Presenting the current route of the missing line to the reader with aerial photographs, the book uses old maps showing the railway for comparison. The route from which the train was used is also photographed from the ground, and the result of the rot disappearance çalışma that started when the 1950 came to an end, has reached the conclusion.

The technical text of the locomotives and wagons and the drawings of the locomotives and wagons was prepared by a railway passenger named Alan Prior. As the drawings are given in the drawings, it is possible to make a model. Dr. Besides the writings of Emre Dölen, Mert Sandalcı and Hüseyin Irmak;

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