Here is a copy of the famous palm Mertsalova. Its feature is that it is made without the Welding and Joining a single piece of rail.
Genuine palm made in 1895 smith Steel Plant "Novorossiysk Society of coal, iron and rail industries," Alexei Ivanovich Mertsalov. Height of palm trees is 3 m 53 cm, weight - 325 kg. At the moment, the palm is in the Museum of the Mining Institute in St. Petersburg.
This image became a symbol of independence for Donetsk and industrial strength. The coat of arms of Donetsk area can see a picture of palm trees Mertsalova. Just climbers city decided to erect on the heights of miniatures. So copy Mertsalova saw 7 highest summits of the world - Mount Elbrus, Aconcagua, Denali, Kilimanjaro, Everest, William, Vinson.