Engineer of a communications A.N. Kulakov as outstanding experts in the field of construction and restoration of railways

Author(s):  D.D. Saparov, no, no, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia,

Issue:  Volume 46, № 4

Rubric:  Topical issues of russian history

Annotation:  The article is devoted to one of the most interesting personalities in the history of Russian railways – railway engineer Alexander Nikolaevich Kulakov (1875–1928), a prominent specialist in the field of construction and rehabilitation of railways. Fr om 1898 to 1918, he worked on the Nikolaev, ChineseEastern, Ryazan-Ural, Warsaw-Vienna, Podolsk, South-Western railways, having gained vast experience in the field of restructuring, construction, restoration of the road and artificial structures in the RussianJapanese, World War I and the Civil War. The personality of the railway engineer Kulakov is an example of courage and loyalty to his profession in Yugoslavia, wh ere he was forced to emigrate after the end of the Civil War in Russia. The author analyzes the surviving documents of the personal fund transferred to the Central Museum of Railway Transport of Russia and archival materials of the Russian State Historical Archive, on the basis of which the biographical article was prepared.

Keywords:  Kulakov Alexander Nikolaevich, railway engineers, Russian railways, economic history, Nikolaev Railway, Chinese Eastern Railway, Ryazan-Ural Railway, Podolsk Railway, South-Western Railway, the Civil War in Russia, emigration, the railways of Yugoslavia.

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DOI:  10.18413/2075-4458-2019-46-4-682-696

Reference to article:  Saparov D.D. 2019. Engineer of a communications A.N. Kulakov – outstanding experts in the field of construction and restoration of railways. Belgorod State University Scientific Bulletin. History. Political Science, 46(4): 682–696 (in Russian). DOI 10.18413/2075-4458-2019-46-4-682-696