Chusovoi


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Chusovoi

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction in Perm’ Oblast, RSFSR, on the western slope of the Central Urals, on the Chusovaia River near the mouth of the Us’va River, 136 km northeast of Perm’. Junction (Chusovskaia) for railroad lines to Perm’, Nizhnyi Tagil, and Solikamsk. Population, 59,000 (Jan. 1, 1977). Chusovoi has metallurgical and machine-repair factories, as well as plants for the manufacture of reinforced-concrete structures and metal products. The city also has a milk plant, a food-processing combine, railroad-transport enterprises, and a housebuilding combine. The Chusovles Association is located in the city. Chusovoi has an evening industrial technicum, a medical school, and a museum of local lore.

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Rescuers were still working to lift concrete slabs out of the pool, which was owned by a metallurgical factory in the village of Chusovoi.