Today we'll make a journey into the past of one of the biggest hydro power stations in the world and see what it looks like today.
The Hydro Power Station Of Krasnoyarsk is the fisrt power station on the Yenisey river. It is located 40 km away from Krasnoyarsk city and was built in 1972. It is the 7th most powerful station in the world.
'We'll tame the Yenisey river!' Its long-term average annual accounts for 18.4 billion kWh and covers half of the needs of the Krasnoyarsk region in the electric energy. Construction of the power station started in 1956.
First half of 1961.
The left-side working trench.
First cubic meter of concrete is mounted in the rollway of the future dam.