Baikal sledging

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Where: Unnamed Road, Irkutskaya oblast', Russia, 666137

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Sledging on Lake Baikal, the icebreaking steamer 'Baikal' was built at Walker in 1896.

The gentleman sitting in the back of the sleigh is Mr. Isaac O'Henry who was The Wallsend Slipway's Chief Engineer overseeing the reassembly of the 'Baikal' for four years.

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    special pickle

    • 20/Sep/2011 19:25:22

    it looks very cold in this photo

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    • 05/Mar/2013 22:17:02

    Hi, I'm a moderator of the group Baikal / Байкал, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group