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The prison was constructed in the XIX century. After, revolutions 1917г. this case was partially altered and here, for the lack of other living space, started to occupy leaders of factory «Red October». Since then also began to call the former prison «Drummer House». There were years, in the city modern apartment houses, but inhabitants of «the Drummer House» were under construction and remained in the old apartments. Living conditions remained pre-revolutionary: the oven heating, one general corridor with thick not drying out walls and a vaulted ceiling, with one or two burning bulbs in corridors, water and the sewerage — in a yard.

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