By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Construction works of this by-product coke plant situated in Norilsk started in 1947, and by the end of 1948 the plant was put into operation.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Here they produced coke.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

A loader.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

What’s left after a coke-oven battery.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

The plant was the first by-product coke plant in the Soviet Union to work with non-ferrous metallurgy.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Traditionally, the plant consisted of all kinds of towers and passages.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

The coke-oven battery.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

This is where they would put coal into to heat it to 800 degrees Celsius.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

The smelting rate in water-jacket furnaces was doubled…

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

While coke consumption almost halved.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Profile firebrick.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

–°oal extracted in Norilsk is hard to coke. It contained 17.75% flue and 26.83% ash which made it necessary to clean coal before coking.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Time and climate are gradually reducing the constructions of the plant to ruins.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

They used railways to unload coke.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Another tower.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

That mount is called Baryernaya.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

A top view.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Mount Gudchikha.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

The roof of the coke-oven battery.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Cracking columns.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Apparently, these pipes were used to produce kerosine and diesel fuel.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Water or diesel fuel tanks.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Another gloomy tower.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

That was all about the plant.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Some views of the plant from the side.

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk

Location: Norilsk

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2 thoughts on “By-Product Coke Plant In Norilsk”

  1. This place is gloomy because of idiots in power who could not keep a system in place that provided work, security, and quality for millions of men and women. They (the Government) were busy wasting money on imperialism and nationalism (defense); thus, the decay of a society seen in abandoned buildings and hollow lives.

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