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Yekaterina the second Imperial Russian railway buckle.

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Yekaterina the second Imperial Russian railway buckle.  Very good condition.

Hisorical note:  State railway, built in 1882-1904. Passed through the territories of Kharkiv, Kherson, Taurida, Yekaterinoslav provinces, and the Don . Connecting Donetsk coal basin with Krivoi Rog area, and the South-Western region. Contributed to the development of the fuel and metallurgical base in the south of Russia, ensured the export of coal and iron ore to the domestic and foreign markets. Main lines: Rostov-on-Don - Gorlovka (movement opened in 1869); Debaltsevo - Zverevo and Debaltsevo - Mariupol (1882); Yasinovataya - Sinelnikovo - Yekaterinoslav - Dolinskaya (1884); Dolgintsev-Verkhovtsevo, Debaltsevo-Millerovo, and Chaplino-Berdyansk (1898); Debaltsevo - Kupyansk (1901), Dolgintsev-Volnovakha (1904). The length (1913) - 2827 versts (including 1062 - double track). The road carried the highest freight turnover in Russia at the beginning of the 20th century (about 390 billion pounds-versts), carrying up to 12 million passengers (1913). Net income up to 10% of the share capital (126.7 million rubles in 1913). Many artificial structures were built on the road, including a 15-span, two-tier combined bridge across the Dnieper at Yekaterinoslav and a 5-span metal bridge over the Ingulets (projects by N. A. Belelyubsky), 18 schools and several hospitals were opened. The rolling stock included 1,250 steam locomotives, 37072 freight and 995 passenger cars. Repair and maintenance were carried out in the railway workshops in Yekaterinoslav (the largest in Russia), at Yasinovataya, Avdeevka, Debaltsevo and other stations.

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Yekaterina the second Imperial Russian railway buckle.  Very good condition.

Hisorical note:  State railway, built in 1882-1904. Passed through the territories of Kharkiv, Kherson, Taurida, Yekaterinoslav provinces, and the Don . Connecting Donetsk coal basin with Krivoi Rog area, and the South-Western region. Contributed to the development of the fuel and metallurgical base in the south of Russia, ensured the export of coal and iron ore to the domestic and foreign markets. Main lines: Rostov-on-Don - Gorlovka (movement opened in 1869); Debaltsevo - Zverevo and Debaltsevo - Mariupol (1882); Yasinovataya - Sinelnikovo - Yekaterinoslav - Dolinskaya (1884); Dolgintsev-Verkhovtsevo, Debaltsevo-Millerovo, and Chaplino-Berdyansk (1898); Debaltsevo - Kupyansk (1901), Dolgintsev-Volnovakha (1904). The length (1913) - 2827 versts (including 1062 - double track). The road carried the highest freight turnover in Russia at the beginning of the 20th century (about 390 billion pounds-versts), carrying up to 12 million passengers (1913). Net income up to 10% of the share capital (126.7 million rubles in 1913). Many artificial structures were built on the road, including a 15-span, two-tier combined bridge across the Dnieper at Yekaterinoslav and a 5-span metal bridge over the Ingulets (projects by N. A. Belelyubsky), 18 schools and several hospitals were opened. The rolling stock included 1,250 steam locomotives, 37072 freight and 995 passenger cars. Repair and maintenance were carried out in the railway workshops in Yekaterinoslav (the largest in Russia), at Yasinovataya, Avdeevka, Debaltsevo and other stations.

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