Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

This is a collection of photographs of machinery at work. Here the vehicles don’t look like those from bright catalogues.  Their look corresponds to the working conditions they have to work under.

Workhorses Of The Country

Maximum speed of the BelAZ is 55 kmh. But no matter how slowly it runs, it’s still very impressing.

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

A Japanese crane. Its load-carrying ability is 120 tons!

Workhorses Of The Country

These EKG-4.6B excavators made in Russia are over 40 years old and it proves their good quality and reliability.

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

A hydraulic dredger.

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

Passengers call LiAZs ‘fridges’. These buses won ill fame for the fact that they had very poor heating.

Workhorses Of The Country

More cranes.

Workhorses Of The Country

This poor workhorse didn’t make it to its destination point and burnt halfway.

Workhorses Of The Country

A boring machine.

Workhorses Of The Country

A double-section diesel locomotive 2TE116. The photo is taken in Norilsk.

Workhorses Of The Country

This dump car has a load-carrying ability of 105 tons and is used for transporting ore.

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

Empty cisterns in Kayerkan, Krasnoyarsk Territory.

Workhorses Of The Country

An ancient excavator.

Workhorses Of The Country

Such vehicles are used for transporting people working at mines.

Workhorses Of The Country

A new Caterpillar.

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

This excavator has been reconstructed and is half assembled now.

Workhorses Of The Country

What has remained after an EKG-4.6B…

Workhorses Of The Country

And EKG-8.

Workhorses Of The Country

An old BelAZ tire tread.

Workhorses Of The Country

A Japanese Komatsu.

Workhorses Of The Country

You’ve seen this diesel locomotive already.

Workhorses Of The Country

This is what it carries.

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

A DEK caterpillar crane.

Workhorses Of The Country

Another diesel locomotive.

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

This is just a little baby…

Workhorses Of The Country

If compared with these monsters.

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

A new loader.

Workhorses Of The Country

A truck.

Workhorses Of The Country

A railway toiler.

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

These photographs were taken at a port in Dudinka, Krasnoyarsk Territory.

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

Workhorses Of The Country

Location: Norilsk, Dudinka, Kayerkan

via nordroden

10 thoughts on “Workhorses Of The Country”

    • I’ve seen most of the content on this site and I swear this ranks in the top 3 or 5. I can’t put my finger on it, but these pictures are pure magic. The construction machinery plays 2nd stage to the background. I don’t even like construction machinery all that much. The photographer is extremely talented, nevertheless.

  1. The people of Russia seem so depressed and have no zest for life.

    This place looks destroyed, I am blessed not to be born in the USSR/Russia as it is very depressing and HARD life.

  2. you russian you own something like this and you allows Americans doing what they like why. because Americans considered their self as the most powerful nation while they are living on dept, they have nothing but war war and you hold your hand watching her.

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