This is what they called heavy machinery in Soviet Russia. This giant excavation device was used for exploitation of phosphorus-field somewhere near Moscow and abandoned after the collapse of the USSR.
One thing that bothers me – what is that car doing on top of that thing???
maby when it was winter they did not had where to stay warm so they thought it would be good idea
I could build a transformer out of that.
i dunno but that thing reminded me that freaking metal monster of spider of Dr. Loveless from WWW
Very rusty! I want to repaint this metal boddies.
It looks like Fisher-Price
More pics of this machine (plus close-up views):
And I believe the machinery is made in GDR (Eastern Germany) rather than the USSR.
> And I believe the machinery is made in GDR (Eastern Germany) rather than the USSR.
and how do you think it was moved from Germany to USSR ???
c’mon no phantasy or what?
alien technology, probably
Any more detailed info about exactly where ‘near Moscow’ that is? Would love to head out there this weekend…
I want to know what that lada is doing up there
I’m also sad to see those sleepy monsters who are not treated properly.
Bloody sad to see such great stuff left to rust.
Its not LADA its Zhigulj btw.
OMG. This is photoshop. I dont believe that:)
The plate says that it was built in Dresden DDR (Former East germany) learn how to read and use your brain…
Thouse machines – bucket chain excavators, worked in Moscow region in open cast mines near Voskresensk from 60th till 90th for phosphates minerals extraction. Location of place, where it was http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=55.267723,38.818527&spn=0.003875,0.010042&t=h&z=17&om=0
In 2006 in was cuted up for metal recycle.
Museum in Germany – Ferropolis – there is similar machines there: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferropolis
yeah, and later, Russia – forced to buy phospates in Ukraine at astronomic prices :[
it was russians backup plan for Moscow’s water supply!
Massive abandoned Russian excavation machinery…
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what an amazing blog love it keep it coming..why have the metals not been recycled. will come over and do it for you if you want
The google earth view totally works, so it’s not a fake. In fact, it looks like there’s 3 of them there.
How in the hell did the car get up there?
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