An open-air retro museum was opened in Turkestan. Its main exhibit is the old Locomotive. It has traveled on the railroad tracks since 1904. It was brought to the south from Ust-Kamenogorsk and was fully restored. Machine’s weight is more than 108 tons. The locomotive is fully operational after the restoration. A water tank which helped to run the rail transport was also brought in the museum. The exhibition also features four side clocks from Denmark, the drain iron traffic lights and telephone booths from Russian.
Myrzahan OMAROV, VETERAN MACHINIST:
We have burnt 10 tons of coal to the steam the train to make it travel from Turkestan to Shieli. The barrel fits only 15 cubic meters of water. We stopped twice to pour some water until we reached the destination. No matter how much you stoke up its goes 50 kilometers per hour.
Maksut ESKENDIROV, CHIEF OF OPERATING LOCOMOTIVE DEPOT OF TURKISTAN:
We also set up old electric lamps. Everything is working. Drain cast iron traffic lights are 100 years old.
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