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COUNTRY Poland SUBJECT Trara]oading Station at Malaszewicze, West of Brest Litovsk ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. :arid icre pol in I ay 1950. Both Sovict--gauge and standard-gau a tracks were seen at the in,tallation0 The bridge across the Bury River near Brest Litovsk is a box girder structure with one standaad1-Cau/;e and one Soviet-gauge track. The l.:.rge shuntin- station of Malaezetaice, about 11: Ie.t wrest of Brest Litovsk, was seen in late October 1950. The installation had a lark maintenance show and was located beside an old airfield which was no longer used by the Soviets. s."ost of the han ars were dilapidated. The railroad station had about 80 tracks, cannot move. A ;iovict-. auCe railroad ear is then placed below the ramp art the coal is ei1rylaed into the Soviet car by reams of the tilting; plant. 'a .,.,ht min- .sites is remiired for the transloading process. There are also several hea cranes at the trarlsloading point. TRIS DOCUMMY C0I77'AIAO ItlIO00ATIOU AFE2CTRUG 7NC VATIONA608178118R OP 706 UNITED MATES WIfIUli 71IC 11CAPIIIO OP TRH ESPIONAGE ACT 50 0. S. C.. at AND 33. AS A13FFiDED,. 178 TRAOSRISSSIOU Oil Tali RIMMLATIOU OP ITS C0117337$ 191 AIIV 1JARNC11 TO AU a3AUTU05RT10 P!Ia:0I1 Is PC0? 3131730 0T I.A%F. UCI:I00UCTION OF Tfil$ P0311 IO PSORISITE0. 25X1 25X1 0 25X1 CLASSIFICATION OMSM 25X1 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION RE-PORT CONFIDENTIAL 25X1A 25X1A REPORT NO. i DATE DISTR. 30 Jaaoary 1951 NO. OF PAGES 1, NO. EO F BELOW) 1* 25X1 A SUPPLEMENT TO 25X1 REPORT NO. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION 10 A large transloading railroad station - a.s under construction between 5alassew .crge 0 2? ir~cl~:c: i ae- the sidings. LIoctly coal and other bulk goads wore Leing tra;:3sloadod there from standard to Soviet-gau ;e tracks. Coal is being trausloaded mechani- cally. The gondola cars are pulled to a ramp vthich is fitter: with a tilting plaunt. The axles of the cars are fastened to the rails in such a way that they 25X1 25X1 25X1A 25X1A 25X1 25X1A this railroad station formerly had only six tracks. 6om, :ent0 The layout of this new transloading point was reported previous- yy. The tilting; plant mentioned is believed to be T same type tilti device frequently found in seaports for transload? 1rg from -rail to grater. A photograph of such a tilting device as used in Wis- mar for the transloadinr; of potash is attached as an illustration, for it is believed t=-,at t, je tilting device in Llalaszevicc is of a similar type. 1 Annex: Tipping Plant for Freight Cars (used at the Harbor of Wismar) This document is hereby regraded to CONFIDENTIAL in accordance with the letter of 16 October 1978 from the Director of Central Intelligence to the Archivist of the United States. Next Review Date: 2008 STATE NAVY d# NSRB DISTRIBUTION ARMY! AiR # FBI [-~ M CLASSIFICATION Approved For Release 2004/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00457R006800560003-0