A story about members of the 1st Komsomol youth shift of the smelting shop of the Norilsk Nickel Plant: Hero of Socialist Labor, deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR N.N. Mikhailov, G.V. Loskutnikov, I.P. Nyrkov. Memories of N. N. Mikhailov about his first mentor S. I. Serdakov. NN Mikhailov, NF Shevchenko, NA Novozhilov at a meeting of the council of brigadiers. Melting furnace operation.