Revealed: How 15th century workers used ICE to haul 100-tonne stones to build China's Forbidden City | Mail Online

Chinese workers masterminded a super efficient way of moving huge chunks of stone 43 miles in order to build China’s famous Forbidden City, engineers have claimed.

Records dating from around the time of which the walled city was built, from 1406, tell that workers hauled stones weighing over 100 tonnes from a quarry 43 miles away from the site of the Forbidden City, using a network of man-made paths.

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Revealed: How 15th century workers used ICE to haul 100-tonne stones to build China’s Forbidden City | Mail Online.

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