With the construction of the bridge was associated with the appearance of the new town, which was destined subsequently to become one of the largest in Siberia. Day of laying the first stone of the railway bridge across the Ob river — July 20, 1893 is the date of birth of Novosibirsk.
It should be noted that bridges the TRANS-Siberian railway for its time were the largest facilities of its kind in Russia. For example, the famous bridge over the Yenisei, constructed under the project of L. Proskuryakova in 1898, has long been one of the biggest in the world in the simple span girder bridges (6 spans of 144 m. the Model of the bridge was awarded the gold medal at the Paris exhibition of 1900). The bridge across the Amur river (1915 project by the same author) had a unique length of 2.6 km Access road with the overpass it in 6 spans of 33m (the project of the famous Russian engineer, Professor G. P. Perederiy) was constructed from the latest structural material — concrete. Continue reading
The planned building will have elements of the demolished Cathedral shrines
Demolished at the end of last week on the prospect Mira mosque, will be rebuilt. It has already received the approval of the city authorities.
“We not only allowed the construction, but said: let’s finish building. People should not pray on the street, thus they will not interfere with the Muscovites”,- said the mayor of Moscow in an interview with radio station “Vesti FM”.
First Deputy Chairman of the spiritual administration of Muslims of European Russia Damir Gizatullin told of plans to build a new mosque on the site of the demolished.
“The building will have elements of the previous one. We kept most of the bricks from the old mosque and we’ll paste them in a new”, – shared his plans Gizatullin. Continue reading
The abode of the gods, or Hierapolis,
about which we know nothing!
The mystery of Pamukkale excursion to Wonderland
Giant polished blocks, perfectly fitted together without fixing solution, the polygonal masonry, cyclopean buildings, amazing arches and pillars, sarcophagi, jewelry and carved out of solid rock – all this I managed to see not far in Mexico, Peru or Egypt, and almost by our side, in Sunny Turkey! It would seem that this country has long been well-known. Continue reading