On Manchurian territory, and from Kharbin sends off a branch to Dalny near Port Arthur on the Liao-tung peninsula.
Long to Dalny and Port Arthur.
In 1898 Russia obtained a lease of the Liao-tung peninsula, and a clause of this contract empowered her to connect Port Arthur and Dalny (now Tairen) with the main Manchurian railway by a branch southward from Harbin.
Below Chita, with Vladivostok, and sends off a branch from Kharbin, on the Sungari, to Dalny and Port Arthur.
In the sequel of the war of 19045 Japan, with Chinas consent, acquired from Russia the lease of the portion of the South-Manchuria S railway (see MANCHURIA) between Kwang-cheng-tsze Oil (Chang-chun) on the north and Tairen (Dalny), Port Magchurja Arthur and Niuchwang on the southa total length ~ ~ of 470 m.
Prior to the break-up of the ice, the army could only disembark at Chemulpo, far from the objective, or at Dalny under the very eyes of its defenders.
Dalny, the commercial harbour, was seized without fighting, and a month was spent in preparing a base Nogi's there.
The chief cities, Mukden, Liao-yang, Niu-chwang, Port Arthur and Tairen (Dalny) are separately noticed.
The Russian town of Dalny (now Tairen) was built upon the west side of the bay, known as Port Victoria.