The Japanese invaded Sumatra in 1942, and using the engineers from the infamous Thai Burma Railway, put over 120,000 newly captured slaves to work building a railway. These slaves were not only local Indonesians, but also POW's captured as the eastern colonies fell.

 

This is the history of that railway...  

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Pekanbaru Railway

Bridge foundations near camp 9 at Logas