Since 1913, the steam engine worked in the armored department of the Nikopol-Mariupol society. In 1941, together with the equipment of the 4500 mill, the machine was evacuated to Magnitogorsk at the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works, where it contributed to the victory in the Great Patriotic War and continues to operate at the present time.
In a new virtual tour you will learn about how the energy of the expanding steam is converted into mechanical energy, how much horsepower is driven by the mill rolls, why the steam engine is still used at the modernized and renewed metallurgical plant, and much more.
Video story about steam the machine continues the historical cycle "Victory Route " of the corporate project "MMK-Tour. Virtual tours around MMK " . Tours available on the official corporate , tell about the past and present of the metallurgical giant, about the unique industrial facilities that have become part of the history of Russian metallurgy.