A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

The Sibay quarry has the second biggest depth in the world ( five hundred and four meters). Its diameter is two kilometers. A huge hole in the ground beckons and attracts. The deposit opened for almost a hundred years ago, exhausted its resources, and minerals are now extracted only by mines.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

The quarry administration. A room where you can get a lamp.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A very old KAMAZ.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A glamorous miner.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A traveling canteen.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A view on the quarry from a lookout.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

Exits from the mines. Cars seem tiny in this photo, but their height is about 5-6 meters.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

Sometimes landscapes remind of old American movies about the Wild West.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

BelAZ trucks.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

Miners go down through this shaft.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

The extracted ore.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

Soviet brand details.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

Beautiful serpentines.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

Ruins of castles.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A spring.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

The overall plan.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

An old skip lift. Previously, there there was something like a funicular with trolleys.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

The texture of “walls” is very interesting.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

Jasper, a semiprecious mineral is just lying on the ground.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

The repair and technical base, which serves BelAZ trucks.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A pretty truck family.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

Abandoned BelAZs.

A Quarry of Bashkortostan

Workaholic cars are on a pension.

Location:Sibay

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