The Handyman of the Central Market

In 1942 Riga, the stares were often attracted by an unusual vehicle with tracks, pulling a several times larger cart behind. Its owner – Voldemārs Rozenbergs, the machine-engineer of the Central Market compressor room. He always wanted to invent a vehicle as powerful as a locomotive, but lighter and more manoeuvrable. This idea began to materialize after the German invasion of the Soviet Union and the retreat of the Red Army when Voldemārs picked up a light tank abandoned next to the Central Market pavilions. The tank was already stripped…

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