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5 An Abandoned Mine from Ural Mountains

An Abandoned Mine from Ural Mountains

Posted on May 29, 2014 by tim


Mr. Mishainik has visited an abandoned Ural mountain mine and got this photo set and a story: During World War 2 most of Russian mining was moved to Ural. The mining volumes escalated tremendously – resources were in high demand by the army. This is a visit to one such mine, built and mining ore for the needs of the army at that time. Even though production stopped decades ago, the cars are still loaded with ore.

 Logs were mainly used to fortify the mine passages.

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5 Responses to “An Abandoned Mine from Ural Mountains”

  1. Dom says:

    What did they extract there ?

  2. brulionman says:

    mood quite like in Metro 2033 ;)

  3. no says:

    As a Skyrim Player i alway’s asky myself: where is the bandit leader hiding, and where is his gold? ;)

  4. Edward Kalamon says:

    Is that yellowcake, (U3O8)precipitating from the water?! I did not know it was water-soluble. The Radon concentration must be astronomical!!

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