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.
The quarry administration. A room where you can get a lamp.
A very old KAMAZ.
A glamorous miner.
A traveling canteen.
A view on the quarry from a lookout.
Exits from the mines. Cars seem tiny in this photo, but their height is about 5-6 meters.
Sometimes landscapes remind of old American movies about the Wild West.
Miners go down through this shaft.
The extracted ore.
Soviet brand details.
Ruins of castles.
The overall plan.
An old skip lift. Previously, there there was something like a funicular with trolleys.
The texture of “walls” is very interesting.
Jasper, a semiprecious mineral is just lying on the ground.
The repair and technical base, which serves BelAZ trucks.
A pretty truck family.
Workaholic cars are on a pension.