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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/02/19: CIA-RDP82-00457R007700830006-7 .EN ? L 4NTELL(SE[, E AGENCY REPORT ' FO'I L I O N REJ P ' CD NO. COUNTRY t"SSt (Bry~ins:; Oblast) SUBJECT Bryansk Locomotive ,orks in bezhitsa t DATE DISTR. 200:. JTT T ~Q OF PAGES SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. T&33S Yc#BOOWHI3' COHYAII3S BpilrtBR1?F54iEh"1 lI~YRiC7'iPdO4iI$QIA41O 'P.A .S3tY6PI8ffi OP ME 4?LTIT2l2 S3A8LS 431TCf1Al 4132 HKAW3Rig OF T112 SSAORACH ACT 90 W U:. a3 G.. 20 At$ W#. A3 A&lT:~C21}.. BYE: T31AWSMISMOM OR 43313 RRM3.A?1OR O BTS COZVBMT9 119 MY 33ASBRSR TO AN UNAUTHORIZED R?2#F,#Fp 78 Pro, S UNEVALUATED INFORMATION This large industrial enterprise, known as the Bryansk Locomotive forks Bezhitsu manufactures freight locomotives, refrigerator freight car., tenders;, and heavy trucks--* Its numerous installations cover a large area between the eastern edge of the town of Bez-hitsa and the confluence of the Buiva and Desna rivers? The grounds of the undertaking are bordered on the ncx?th by the Bezhitsa Bryansk railroad lire,which runs parallel to the fence and crooses the Buiva river just above the works. The plant dominates the life -of the ton by its overwhelming presence., the factory is very old, the oldest buildings carry- Ing the construction dates of :18858 1900, 1905, 1908, 1914, e~c. Daring world 4ar II. ,a large part of the installations were destroyed. although the destructioi has not been entirely cleared up, the rebuilding activity since 1044 hasbe;en feverish. :''hen the first German F'ys arrived :ri'1944L, only a part of the large boiler house and one crane functionod. in the entire plant4 in July 19'49, approxis tuly sixty cranes were Ivor ang, and the o . ocring objects .were ender construction: a0 a rectangular building in the neighborhood of to lurce scrap yard located in the northern oast of to e ,grounds (purpose unknowvn F----1). b. a large building complex, the so-called boiler foundry (xesselschmiede), between the taro west entrances to the works. c. Brandenburg mall in the middle of the eastern sector of the factory yard, which is now used for car construction, d, -,in iron framed building which is reported to have been ouilt for a lacquer plant. a. a large boiler house, planned as an expansion of the power installations, to make the fac-.ory independent of outside polder sources. The fact that the factory yard is to be levelled down to the banks of the Bulva and. Desna rivers during the summer of 1949, and that the Bazar area. MRS i DISTRIBUTION J FL31 1i;?3i ^i3t NQ. --------------------- 16 a This do,-,?uument is he-n'- reart,de=d to -OiiDN F9aa, pct, ,a c with the !, fetter cf To RECORD CENTER CLASSIFICATION Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/02/19: CIA-RDP82-00457R007700830006-7 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/02/19: CIA-RDP82-00457R007700830006-7 Gr110Y 25X1 9o plantis ooliers are heated, Just nor .h of the factory near t'ne railway f 2, across the Bulva river the open air --ransformer statior receives curr?r.% from .Sze Brest high tension line and distribu- ss it to the variot-s parts of the ;..larit. To what extent the plant-Is own power f a'. ?x lties can be coordinated with thi.: trans- former is unknown to source. 25X1 The iSryTansk Locomotive ..orks is re, orted to have employed 35.,000 pers,,ns be "ore the. war. Although this pre-war nuinbe :as not been equalled about 'O,OOJ are again workinu nd there is every indication that, t!e number will Le increased considerabl:re Lost branches of the plant 1?.ork three 25X1 shifts drily; a few, one or two shife.s4 Except for a very few indispensable specialists, the n,':s were removed fri-?m the factory compound in .f.pril 19LL9 for security reasons, 25X1 25X1 Comments: * Beshit*a (53-19N, 34-19E) ** The proper name of the factory is Kr?.aeny Profintern +orks. N i? NT aL CO Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/02/19: CIA-RDP82-00457R007700830006-7