Railroad at Nizhny Tagil

Posted: October 30, 2012 in Rus Mod

The next version will support railroad movement between Nizhny Tagil and Ekaterinburg.

The first Russian steam locomotive was constructed at Nizhny Tagil in 1833, and the father-and-son engineers who developed it, Ye.A. and M.Ye. Cherepanov (Черепанов), were in 1956 commemorated by an 8m bronze statue (executed by sculptor A.S. Kondratyev and architect A.V. Sotnikov) which stands in the center of the Theatrical Square in the heart of downtown.

 

I’ve done a little gfx change of course (I’m not gifted)

There are yet many heavy geographical errors in the RUS map. I’m undertaking a few changes when possible, but I’m missing the minimal expertise in gfx to work them best.

For those interested in WW2, this book:

http://www.amazon.com/Tankograd-Formation-Company-Cheliabinsk-1900s-1950s/dp/0230208878

is a must to understand how Soviet Union built so may tanks. Cheliabinsk ( Ekaterinburg) and Nizhny Tagil were both major production sites during the war.

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