Yury Lomonosov

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Yury Vladimirovich Lomonosov
Born24 Apryle 1876(1876-04-24)
Gzhatsk (now Gagarin), Russia
Died19 November 1952(1952-11-19) (aged 76)
Montreal, Canada
Kent forFirst operational diesel locomotive

Yury Vladimirovich Lomonosov (Roushie: Юрий Владимирович Ломоносов; 24 April 1876 – 19 November 1952) was a Roushie railwey engineer and a leadin figure in the development o Roushie Railweys in the early 20t century. He was best known for design and construction of the world's first operationally successful mainline diesel locomotive, the E el-2. This was completed in 1924 an went into service in 1925. In the late 1920s, Lomonosov emigrated to Europe and later became a Breetish citizen.

Bibliography[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Heywood, Anthony, Modernising Lenin's Russia: Economic Reconstruction, Foreign Trade, and the Railways, 1917-1924. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999, ISBN 0-521-62178-X
  • Heywood, Anthony, "Engineer of Revolutionary Russia: Iurii V. Lomonosov (1876-1952) and the Railways". Ashgate, 2011, ISBN 0-7546-5539-3