6 Old Fishery In the Astrakhan Region

Old Fishery In the Astrakhan Region

Posted on June 4, 2012 by team

The Astrakhan region, Oranzherei village. Here is a very old fishery dated back the 17th century.
Not much has changed since then. Its fish salting room with 20-tonned oak vats are about 200 years old!

Sorting alive fish



Salted fish is sent for sorting

Knitting room

Repairing the mechanisms in the knitting room



Tripod worker

Tripod worker

Tripods made of oak for drying fish

Caspian roach

Small bream

Smoke break


Freezing room

Recreation room

Workers of the freezing room

Location: Oranzherei, the Astrakhan region

via photopolygon


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6 Responses to “Old Fishery In the Astrakhan Region”

  1. 山下智久 says:

    tough job tough day tough world. life is not always sweet That’s life…o(︶︿︶)o唉

  2. guest says:

    That must be Putin’s “stability” in action!

  3. albo says:

    “small bream”

    Can you further translate that? Are they herring?

  4. Eneils Bailey says:

    Bless the workers, it is a tough job, and it seems they must do it to exist.

  5. UbiKentang says:

    Must be tired working with fish everyday

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