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Monument to Russia's First Steam Locomotive Appears in Khabarovsk
28.06.2012 12:31
Monument to Russia's First Steam Locomotive Appears in Khabarovsk

The model of the first steam locomotive in the history of Russia has been set up at the Khabarovsk training center of JSC Russian Railways in honor of the 175th anniversary of Russian railroad.
      
      The vehicle has been reproduced full-scale with observance of all technical features according to the drawings of its original design from Novosibirsk.
      
      The memorial locomotive was prepared within two months approximately. 10 Far East railroad experts worked on its creation.
      
      Cherepanov's Steam Locomotive was the first one in the national history. It was constructed in 1833-1834 at Nizhni Tagil Mining Plant by the well-known Ural mechanical engineer Yefim Alekseevich Tcherepanov and his son Miron.
      
      The first steam locomotive could move in both directions and gathered speed up to 16 km/h. The vehicle weighed 2.4 tons and could transport more than 3.3 tons of cargo.
      
      Source: interfax-russia.ru
Author: Vera Ivanova


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