Miller's pier

Miller's pier (Russian: при́стань Ми́ллера, Pristan Millera), is a railway station at the quay in Sestroretsk Kurort, Russia. The 50-metre (160 ft) pier was constructed from boulders dumped into the Gulf of Finland. In time, the harbour acquired the name "Miller's Harbour".

Miller's pier
Russian: пристань Миллера
regional rail
View of Miller's pier in 1913
Coordinates60°7′5″N 29°56′28″E
Line(s)Miller's line
Construction
Structure typeat-grade
History
Opened1875
Societies of the Sestroretsk railway,
Miller's line (1873-1886)
0,0
Vyborg line
Solnechnoye
5.8
5.9
Sestra crossover
6.3
6.6
Beloostrov
0,0
Vyborg line
Pesochny
2.3
1.8
Trackside 1871-1886
0,0
SPb-Sestr.-Beloostrov
Planned ferry line
2.9
Miller's pier
0,0
Trackside
(1875-1886)
0,0
SPb-Sestr.-Beloostrov
2.2
Sestroretsky kurort
1.7
1.0
0.8
0.6
0.5
Factory bridge
Zav. s.
0.2
0.0
Sestroretsk
(1871-1924)
Sestroretsk armory
lake
Rasliw
0,0
planned trackside
Vodoslivnoy channel
1.7
1.7
Dubki horse-iron road
Dubkovsky pier
2.1
Liteyny bridge
3.5
3.6
SPb-Sestr.-Beloostrov
Finlyandsky Rail Term.
Novaya derevnya
Tarkhovka
5.7
Tarkhovka pier |
Ships to
Saint Petersburg
Distances in kilometers
Miller's line railroad line includes Sestroretsk spur line

On the bay coast, in 1875, a branch line was laid to the landing stage, and the first structures were erected on it in the same year.[1] In 1899–1900 the Kurort's esplanade was opened, and the line was surrounded with two low enclosures.[1]

References

  1. Chepurin, Sergey; Arkady Nikolayenko (May 2007). "Sestroretsk and Primorskaya railways(Сестрорецкая и Приморская железные дороги)" (in Russian). terijoki.spb.ru. Retrieved 21 February 2009.

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