Excursion to the Leningrad Metal Plant (20 photos)

Leningrad Metal Works has a rich history. It was founded back in 1857 by the merchant Sergei Nefedevichem Rasteryaevym and specialized in small boilers and heating appliances. The first turbine is made in 1907. Now this is a very impressive power machine company, which is owned by OJSC "Power Machines". Large factory great items!

Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Impeller for the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Part of the impeller for low-head hydropower plants. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Working wheel for the restored Baksan hydropower plant. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Welding impeller. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

A huge lathe. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

The blade of the impeller. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Details of the turbine. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Details of the turbine. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

The workshop details are moved on trucks with electric. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Blades of the machine. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Shaft connecting the impeller and the rotor of the generator. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

View of the shaft from the inside. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Drilling machine. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Drilling machine. Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

Leningrad Metal Plant. (Alexander Popov / russos.livejournal.com)

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