The Astrakhan region, Oranzherei village. Here is a very old fishery dated back the 17th century.
Not much has changed since then. Its fish salting room with 20-tonned oak vats are about 200 years old!
Sorting alive fish
Salted fish is sent for sorting
Repairing the mechanisms in the knitting room
Tripods made of oak for drying fish
Workers of the freezing room
Location: Oranzherei, the Astrakhan region