It’s a rare opportunity to see mining operations from the inside. This is a place where work is supposed to never stop.
A small depot for electric locomotive repairs.
Walls are covered with coarse black roots.
An abandoned underground elevator.
In the elevator winch room.
The elevator hoistway is over 100 m deep.
No flashlight can light up this space because it’s too big.
By the way, it is rather dangerous to be here – you can hear stones falling everywhere.
A rock gangway.
An alternative route to the elevator.
A mobile pneumatic platform.
A 33-meters-per-hour UBSh-207 drilling rig.
An NKR-100 boring machine.
The workplace of a borer.
A dining box.
A ventilation pipe.
Another drilling rig.
This electric locomotive depot is under construction.
An old face turned into a restroom.