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February 21, 1952
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C ASS[FICATIO.N G Approved For Release 2 - - 1-7 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 25XgEPORT NO. SECURITY INFORMA.TI01` INFORMATION REPORT CD NO. 25X1A COUNTRY USSR (Chelyabinsk Oblast) SUBJECT Tractor Plant in Chelyabinsk 25X1 C 25X1X DATE DISTR. 21 Feb 1952 NO. OF PAGES L NO. OF ENCLS. I (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. 1. Location: The Stalin Tank and Tractor Plant is three to four. miles east of the town center of CHELYAI3INSK (61?25'E/55910'N), Chelyabinsk Oblast, at the end of a broad asphalt road with a double track streetcar line which terminates in a loop at the an date of the plant. 2. Installations: The plant covers an area of about 1,500 acres. The layout of the plant is characterized by the arrangement of the three large. workshops for the production of engines, of tractors, and a third shop which is under construction. These work- shops are located one behind the other. The :riddle one. 4production of tractors) is about 2,000 feet long. No less conspicuous is the administration building north of it. This buildini= is from 12,000 to 15,000 feet long and has a tower. The plant machinery is chiefly of UTS and German orivinand delivered before the war. Only a few of them are dis- mantled German equipment. Electric power is supplied from without and is transformed in the factory transformer sta- tion. The plant has a railread connection with three spurs. (see annex 1). 25X1A Approved For Release 2002/08/08 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO10400100011-7 3 . Work force About 50,000, 4. product ion: Type t%C80n t 5. Location: In the ea street c C insta ercent women and Juveniles. enr'area of about 1.2 x 1 miles. A trans- altrailable but no power plant. The factory spurs In the plant area. (see Annex 2) , includin; many women and juveniles. Work was or .three shifts. TAelve hundred also worked my 1948 tanks, then tractors. t ion 'Pla about 1..8 miles pqu:,~re. i e plant has r spur trae e Annex 3). Fifty t in three shifts. 12. 'roductio Tanks and t rts, tractors including all the required spare parts . I 'ield Conunent a. The Kirov Plant in CHBLYAIINSK was the 4ost important plant for the production of tanks and self-propelled guns. It also produced 7,500 tractors in 1947. The production tar- get for 1948 was 10,000 tractdrs. b. The plant is located exactly 2-miles northeast of the railroad station of CHELYABINSK, immediately north of the CII.ELYABINSK-KUR GAN railroad line. c. Two of th1l three sources of the report designate the plant Stalin instead of Kirov plant, It is