Locomotive No. 2 in Ermakovo
After the death of Stalin in March 1953, the entire construction of the railway from Salekhard to Igarka was hastily mothballed and abandoned. Cons...
Less than a kilometre southwest of Yermakovo an Ov-type locomotive stands on the remains of an embankment. Thanks to its comparative accessibility it appears in many photographs documenting the Dead Road. A relatively well-preserved engine stands on wheels partly sunk into the ground (the tracks on this section have been ripped out). The circular hatch in the front part of the locomotive can be opened.