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28 Abandoned Radio Center and Airliner

Abandoned Radio Center and Airliner

Posted on October 1, 2010 by team


You have already seen a lot of abandoned objects and places in our posts. It’s always interesting to visit these “dead” places and think about lives they lived and reasons that made people to leave such treasures…
Today we’ll see an abandoned radio center and an airliner Tu-124A…

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28 Responses to “Abandoned Radio Center and Airliner”

  1. perristalsis says:

    SECOND!!!
    Somebody else can be first.

  2. Boris Badenov says:

    Thank you Komrade, first!

  3. Somebody Else says:

    Thank you.

  4. Boritz says:

    Park is unusual place for decrepit passenger airplane, could they not find suitable military aircraft for such purpose?

  5. DougW says:

    First time I’ve ever seen coaxial waveguide made from multiple cable runs.

  6. George Johnson says:

    Yeah, I don’t think I’d be climbing an abandoned, RUSTING hulk of a tower like that…

  7. Frank2k says:

    Nice one mate… Love these “abandoned” series :-)))))

  8. jed118 says:

    Hah, passenger plane made from old bomber!

  9. BC says:

    Not a TU124 – TU134A I think

  10. Byron76 says:

    Isn’t it dangerous a so high antenna without warning lights for aerial traffic???
    Thanks for the pictures!!!
    Regards from Argentina!

  11. Lord Cunt says:

    I just don’t understand Russian mentality of abandoning everything.

  12. OLUT says:

    “Gag Rasta” – why? Do they hate reggae?

  13. free catapult says:

    I have operated cranes and many sizes of boom trucks. Even at 40 feet off the ground, the boom flexes and bounces the bucket in the wind, about 4-6 feet. This is with a boom that has a thick steel trunk about 24-30 inches in diameter. If any wind were to occur while they were at the top of that thing, they may get flung all the way onto one of those factory rooftops.

  14. Otis R. Needleman says:

    I can’t get over all the abandoned things and places in Russia.

  15. SSSR says:

    The Russian airline still goes by its former Soviet name “Aeroflot,Soviet Airlines”.

  16. ... says:

    things in russia are left for the reason of “just in case”
    ya know, you may never know when you’ll need a radio tower…

  17. Adolfo Camara says:

    Any idea as to the location of the aircraft frame? Thanks.

  18. Traffic says:

    I think, these aerials were used KGB for suppression of radio station “Freedom” and “Voice of America”.
    Now they are necessary to nobody.

  19. steve says:

    The tower is interesting, extremely heavy duty, much heavier metal than was needed, I suspect it was nuclear-blast proof, like some NATO towers I had seen demolished. Wouldn’t be climbing it either, lots of corrosion on guy wires.

  20. russia_bound says:

    Very cool pictures. What an amazing view of the area from way up there. I don’t know that I would climb it but I give the person props who did. Thanks for the pictures…

  21. Andy says:

    Here is Location In google Maps http://maps.google.ru/maps?hl=ru&newwindow=1&q=55.758436%2C37.83126&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wl

    This is very rare Russian plane ТU-124А – last one.
    This is prototype ( only two planes created ) board numbers
    45075 and 45076. First Planes with such engines. Later from this plane was created TU – 134.
    Here is Link to original page – http://af1461.livejournal.com/44873.html

  22. David says:

    55°46’38.4434”N
    38°24’56.7223”E

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