Monument Founders of the Russian Railways, Moscow

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  • The six founders of the Russian railways and the emperor by ": Yefim Cherepanov-father (1774-1842) and Miron Cherepanov-son (1803-1849)-invented the Russian steam locomotive, Franz Anton von Gerstner (1796-1840)-Carskoselskojzheleznoj road Builder, Paul Melnikov (1804-1880)-Minister of communications under the Emperor Alexander II, Sergei Witte (1849-1915)-Minister of communications under Emperor Alexander III, Mikhail Khilkov-(1834-1909)-Minister of communications under Nicholas II. On top of the bust of the Emperor Nicholas I-12 February 1842 that year signed a decree on the construction of the railway line Moscow-St. Petersburg.
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  • An interesting monument, which is located next to the station. Upon arrival in Moscow about it necessarily all photographed. Very good idea to have next to stations not only monuments but locomotives and the creators of the railways.
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  • The monument is located in front of the Kazan station, not from the area of three stations. Interesting and informative to know who stood at the origins of the railway business in Russia. Desired monument and the right place!
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