Today’s picture selection is devoted to unusual transport on the streets of Moscow. Here you will find two-storied trolleybuses, steamships on the Moscow River and even an elephant. In the first pic you see construction equipment on Arbat Square during building of the Kalinin Prospect.
Assembling of trolleybus cables
A very colorful road-roller.
Seaplanes were landing on water of the Moscow River.
The plane was called Dornier Wal.
The steamships were swimming around…
Pay attention please, bicycles had the numbers in Moscow in 1954.
A double-decker bus.
And here is a tram that was very comfortable for winter. This is one of the first Moscow trams which was made at Gamburg plant “Falkenrid” and was used on the first Moscow electric tram line, which was made by “Belgium community of horse-railroads” from Butyrskaya zastava through Nizhnyaya Maslovka to Petrovskij Park.
Before Russian minivan “Gassel” appeared.
An interesting version of a box body.
Russian Troika (carriage- and- three).
Regular trucks were decorated as beautiful platforms.
And regular trolleybuses became propaganda areas.
The majority of unusual transport was seen by Red Square that is a spot for military parades.
Children kept up with soldiers.
First cars of State Vehicle Inspection. It was so unusual then.
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