10 thoughts on “Wonders of Russian Logistics”

  1. Somewhere I have a photograph a dozen of men walking with the 1/4″ thick wire for the Focault pendulum for the Franklin Institute science museum in Philadelphia. They volunteered to carry it by hand as a straight piece from the factory several miles away to the museum so that it wouldn’t have to be coiled. The idea was to make the scientific display as perfect as possible by using the straightest piece of wire possible!

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  2. Cool! As a truck driver, it’s nice to see fellow truckers in other countries. The heaviest thing I’ve hauled, was a 90 tonne coil tubing oil rig. Mind you, that was 90 tonnes with out the coil tube added on, and this one still had it on, so I don’t really know what it weighed. This was late at night, in a snow storm (at about -35c), and very illegally…

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  3. ” a plane from the Pulkovo Airport in Moscow to Lenexpo Exhibition Complex in St. Petersburg”
    Wrong. Pulkovo Airport is in St. Petersburg.
    Between Moscow and St. Petersburg about 700 km.

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  4. ” a plane from the Pulkovo Airport in Moscow to Lenexpo Exhibition Complex in St. Petersburg”
    Wrong. Pulkovo Airport is in St. Petersburg.
    Between Moscow and St. Petersburg about 700 km.

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  5. Pulkovo airport is located in St-Petersburg and not in Moscow as sait in the article.
    I visited the town after the Aug. 1st 2008 total solar eclipse in Novosibirsk.

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