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Komsomol lake.

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Stalinabad, 1940. The fine blue lake was stretched in floodplainе the rivers Dushanbinka. In 1938 when construction of the wide ferro-concrete bridge through Dushanbinka has been finished, under the initiative komsomol man Stalinabad and forces of its inhabitants in 1939 year the Komsomol lake has been built and a number constructs the big park with antique vases and illumination on all perimeter.
For city dwellers the lake at once became the most favourite place of family rest and leisure. May, 1941. On lake came families, with friends, the noisy companies, and it gave all a vivifying cool, even in the hottest day.
1950. On ship "Pioneer" could make walk on lake any interested person. What it was pleasure and happiness for children! 1954. On Komsomol lake under the project of architect V.Zhitomirskiy the picturesque pavilion is erected.
He is executed in surprisingly beautiful style, on its two facades two are located snow-white columns. The present, small miracle on a water smooth surface of lake February, 2013. The magnificent colonnade, the present pearl of Komsomol lake today reminds ruins of Chersonese.
1982. The Olympic champion of 1972, 10-fold world champion Jury Lobanov spends training on Komsomol lake.

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Authorship:
 Gafur Shermatov, the historian. <http://news.tj/ru/newspaper/article/khroniki-solnechnogo-ozera

Photos are used
 Alexander Petrov and from personal archive Gafur Shermatov, the historian.