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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #315 on: March 21, 2009, 07:49:36 AM »
Is this the room you mean?

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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #316 on: March 21, 2009, 10:49:36 PM »
Yes, Sarah. Thank you very much.

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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #317 on: April 18, 2009, 02:33:05 PM »
Does anyone know the current condition of the Mountain Hall?  I'm guessing the slide is probably long gone.  Has anyone ever been to this room of the palace?

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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #318 on: April 18, 2009, 05:22:56 PM »
the Russian Navy had a ping pong table set up in that room in the last photo I saw of that room.

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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #319 on: January 28, 2010, 10:53:46 AM »
Here is the most recent photo I've seen of the Mountain Hall. At least I'm fairly certain it is of that room. :)


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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #320 on: June 20, 2010, 01:03:27 AM »
I'm trying to figure out where the slide would have been in the recent picture, can anyone help?  thanks

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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #321 on: June 21, 2010, 02:50:00 PM »
It's hard to say. That thing on the wall that looks like a window frame throws me off because there's not a window there. I'm wondering if, where that frame is, is where the slide used to be, if you can imagine the slide coming out from that wall and towards the camera. I'm mainly going off of the doorways and then the marble (?) lines within the walls. I may be totally wrong.

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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #322 on: June 21, 2010, 07:28:31 PM »
It's hard to say. That thing on the wall that looks like a window frame throws me off because there's not a window there. I'm wondering if, where that frame is, is where the slide used to be, if you can imagine the slide coming out from that wall and towards the camera. I'm mainly going off of the doorways and then the marble (?) lines within the walls. I may be totally wrong.

The detail that looks like a window frame is where there was a mirror.  In the plan here you can see the placement of the huge slide...room 9   ...Mountain Hall.  Yes, the slide was where you now see the empty space for the mirror on the wall at the left, in this current color photo.

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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #323 on: June 21, 2010, 07:52:21 PM »
Thank you Douglas, for actually going and looking at the floor plan.  I'd forgotten that there's a dummy door in the corner right next to the stairs up the slide.

I wonder why they have the window frame thing there?

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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #324 on: July 22, 2010, 12:23:19 PM »
Could someone please repost the floorplan of the kitchen.  I was not able to see any of the floorplans Vladimir posted only the ones Reco did.

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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #325 on: July 22, 2010, 03:02:07 PM »
Here you go.


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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #326 on: July 24, 2010, 08:46:32 PM »
Thank you Emmylee.

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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #327 on: July 24, 2010, 11:48:52 PM »
What a fantastic palace!

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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #328 on: August 20, 2010, 01:45:29 AM »
Silvio Dagnini. Tunnel between Alexander Palace and Kitchen Outhouse (cross-section and layout, design). 1897



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Re: Floorplans of the Alexander Palace
« Reply #329 on: August 20, 2010, 05:49:19 AM »
Very interesting, I wonder how they kept the food hot in the Russian winter ? It is quite a distance from the kitchen, and that tunnel must have been very cold. One can imagine waiters running very fast with trolleys of food, but how did they get it from the basement to the Dinig Room ? If they used a dumbwaiter it must have been the size of a goods lift. I cant see anything on the plans. I cannot imagine them carrying food up a flight of stairs to serve hundreds of people at a dinner.