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Divers uncover train wreck in Lake Baikal

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Divers uncover train wreck in Lake Baikal

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Russia’s Lake Baikal is the oldest and deepest lake in the world. It has long been a magnet for divers drawn by tales of a trove of lost gold seized by Admiral Kolchak during the Russian Civil War.

The ‘Three Dimensions’ diving club has not discovered any gold, but did find the remains of an underwater train wreck in the lake in south-east Siberia, something which is particular interest to historians.