Factory "Red Triangle" - hardcore St.Pete

• The factory "Red Triangle" - hardcore St.Pete

Once it was the first in Russia factory of rubber products, and today is one of the oldest industrial enterprises of St. Petersburg. At one time the plant was a real monster for the production of rubber overshoes, competition which does not withstand even the British company "Mackintosh", which built its plant there and then sell it after eight years of work.

Today it is a huge size is actually an abandoned factory with a lot of gloomy streets, dead ends and ... removing the premises of various companies here, signs of which are making a real dissonance in the surrounding reality.

Among these dark sooty walls and broken windows, you can see signs of wholesale shops of Italian fashion clothing, buy animal feed or "everything for your bathroom" and meet maneuvers between caved Bentley designs ...

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The factory "Red Triangle", formerly specializing on production of rubber products, is located on the Bypass channel embankment in St. Petersburg. A huge red brick building with broken windows stretched along the waterfront for many hundreds of meters. But once it was a real industrial monster.

Its history began in 1859, when arrived in St. Petersburg businessman Krauzkopf Ferdinand, decided to establish a factory of rubber products in Russia, which was supposed to bring high profits. The plant was built quickly, called it "Triangle" and then immediately went full speed. It produces a variety of rubber products - pulleys and belts, pump sleeves, and, of course, rubber overshoes. Soon, the factory started to export their products, and not only the whole of Russia, but also the whole of Europe went to the St. Petersburg company galoshes.

Interesting explanation for the choice of name. It corresponded to trademarks. As explained Ferdinand Krauzkopf, in the triangle of the company sign - main, a conspicuous illiterate buyer. The basic principles of modern branding and worked in the 19th century.

Red "Triangle" was renamed after the revolution in honor of the fifth anniversary of October.

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rapid plant growth continued during the Soviet period. Leading experts were sent on missions to Europe and the US to develop a foreign experience. Introducing new processes, their technical re-occurred. And inspired by the plan of reconstruction of the country after the victory in the Great Patriotic War, people are enthusiastically looking for internal reserves to fulfill ambitious goals. A huge army of inventors, innovators and innovators filed thousands of innovations.

Apogee Soviet galoshes came in the 50-60s: produces men's, women's, boys ', girls' and children's boots and galoshes; with strap and without; type sandals and chuni. But soon the rubber shoes out of fashion and began to settle in stores and warehouses. "Triangle" surrendered its leading position and market reforms 90 brought the already weak the company to inevitable bankruptcy. sales team boarded boards, workers returned to their homes, and the factory began to turn into the crumbling brick monster, on whose territory we can safely make films about the war - for this there are all conditions - the whole dilapidated quarters and workshops.

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We will begin a tour of the area. Landscapes are just marvelous.

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At present, part of the premises leased under various production, warehouses, wholesale shops and offices. According to people who are working on weekdays parking on site clogged.

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Plastic windows within these walls seem strange to say the least ...

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... especially if you look around.

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Windows comfortable offices ...

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Terrace ...

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The scenery is not ready for a film about the Battle of Stalingrad, for example?

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Air conditioning and ventilation in the back yard of one of the buildings ...

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three-headed snake

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Someone obviously liked to watch television. And he could not survive the defeat of a favorite football team ...

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Glamorous necklace

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A cozy patio

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Where do you buy your furniture?

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Good girl accompanies you with his eyes and is silent

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Pure White Snow

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the Wellcome Hell

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Love is no longer lives

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I do not want in the showroom? Interestingly, in which St. Petersburg boutiques deliver clothes from here ...

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When a Russian Triangle broken English Mackintosh ... Coaches owners of both plants

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Severe local residents

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Flowers for the dog or the owner of a local cement center?

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In the dining room does not want to?

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Ty's Corner in St. Petersburg

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Stoves, fireplaces and chimneys. Ominously. Association once the crematorium

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Even there is "abundance"

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Plant Security

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The goods for every taste.

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Local brand wall

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I will know where to paint your bike ...

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Cry from the heart ...

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You can still buy the plumbing in specialized stores? Forget about it and go to us :) If anything, there is fodder.

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Take a quest through the corridors and in the Quick Hit Line Logistics. Office descendants of Ivan Susanin

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But Susanin and staff ...

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Go ahead, deep

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Pitertsy so severe that new shoes will not wear

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Another shoe boutique

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Corner astonishing silence.

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The same sellers fodder?

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cautionary inscription or logo of the future cartoon series for children, which will be shot here? Who knows...

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