This appears to have been a snow plow, likely placed at the front of a train to clear the line. It seems curiously small, however, so either Russia gets signicantly less snow than North America, or they must have run these more frequently.
This image was scanned from film.
|Capture Date||4 May 2005|
|Camera Model||Minolta X-370|
|Lens||Soligor 28-80mm 1:3.5 Macro|
Taken in Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia