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COUNTRY OSSR (Saratov Oblast}
|g SUBJECT Tank Repair Plant in Saratov
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12 torch 1952
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•.-^.tanjc^pair _^ant in Saratov (& o 3lVHA6 o 02*j3), Saratov Obl*,,t.
if/. ^ > kra ffest of the town between tho 'railroad -.lino' and "
rWW ° *>*<#*> boutJj of plant, on tho opposite side of the
I oad, .vas a large workmen/ settlement., A railroad track entered '
the. plant from the north. Tho plant repair plant ms nufinio
operation only shortly before -or '.'during '.Torld iVar 'll.
The. area of the plant extended about SCO. motors mtoeured from cast
to nest anc. 1,000 to 1,203 netors from north to south'. On the r-wid
Taao a larse four-story building, about 30x120 motors. Behind this"
.’’TiPfr 12 ’ ? n - ^- western - half or the area, uero 10 to 12 workshops
II ■ thcce- bia laings were 30>t;10 motors and were built of r/iittA *
ceiaent and slag atones. Current was supplied hy tho wrkov"-»WGr
ox-.ifcion . over a hi r;I>~voXta£e line running alorirf 'tho - road »
1) °? r ' ta f ks ' ; !?f 0 nob'.l-uiit there, only repairs wo made. Tank
or parts ^ tank hi.il.la and engine parts 'worn allegedly nanui'acti:
1 . K3 toaJas t0 be-'ropdirod .ware standi ng on the or
Ln.,!os oi tne plant. The tanks needing repair arrived on fro - * -ht
In aeration, every other month, complete - tank units, consisting.
> arrived bo rail, and their ' rsoair
rule, of 30 T-A and J's tanks,
t , The na3d ^ sni daily capacity eras -estimated at
teak ovjrh 4 uled_and .lour or five tanks repaired. An ostimtod' 1
' Sft H -Wre om?loyod at the; plant. "York was done in
bnirr, oi o to 10 heuro^ *
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J25ESL location Sketch of Tank Repair Plant in Saratov.
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