24 thoughts on “Abandoned Heavy Machinery”

  1. More pics of this machine (plus close-up views):
    http://www.abandoned.ru/thumb.php?gal=14

    And I believe the machinery is made in GDR (Eastern Germany) rather than the USSR.

  2. Thouse machines – bucket chain excavators, worked in Moscow region in open cast mines near Voskresensk from 60th till 90th for phosphates minerals extraction. Location of place, where it was http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=55.267723,38.818527&spn=0.003875,0.010042&t=h&z=17&om=0
    In 2006 in was cuted up for metal recycle.

    Museum in Germany – Ferropolis – there is similar machines there: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferropolis

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  4. what an amazing blog love it keep it coming..why have the metals not been recycled. will come over and do it for you if you want

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