Located 15 km away. from Salekhard, in a way - a few minutes by taxi. It is a museum of life Alaskan tundra in the open. It is possible to book a tent, spend time over a glass of tea, try the fish soup and fresh Sliced whitefish. further
It was erected on the banks of the Ob River near the ferry terminal in the 2000s and is a kind of symbol of Salekhard, after all her guests, Ob crossing by ferry, see first.
The inscription on the plate reads: "The locomotive uh № 711-26. Arrived August 2, 1947 at the station Ob. Worked on the construction number 501 "
What is I-501 building, and why in her honor erected a monument in Salekhard?
It's the visiting card of Salekhard. Photos near it will be proof that you actually visited the parallels 66 and crossed the Arctic Circle on our planet.
This monument is dedicated to the romantics 70-ies of XX century who came to conquer the Far North.