Bunker 42

Bunker 42

Looking at this photo you may exclaim “some bunker again!” Is there anything we haven’t seen yet? But yes, there is. This one is in Moscow.  It has a museum inside, but it’s only the small part of the whole structure.

Bunker 42

Bunker 42

We have to go down for eighteen storeys! It means 60 m (197 ft) depth.

Bunker 42

It is quite here, only sounds of trains can be heard in the distance.

Bunker 42

Bunker 42

From the moment of the bunker construction in the 1950s and till 1986 here used to be a command point of long-range aviation. In the times of “perestroika” they decided to repair it but didn’t finish the works and abandoned it up to the 2000s when it was given to private hands.

Bunker 42

Rusty trolleys remained from the repair works.

Bunker 42

They have to pass through very narrow places here.

Bunker 42

“Do not get in! It can kill!”

Bunker 42

We should open a heavy sealed door.

Bunker 42

These are the technical ficilities of the subway. It’s forbidden to photograph here in fact.

Bunker 42

A part of the bunker was repaired to hold various events here.

Bunker 42

It looks some Hollywood movie decoration about the Soviet time.

Bunker 42

This place could be occupied by a business center and a restaurant. IT specialists like the place for the entourage of a computer game and often arrange their events here.

Bunker 42

It says “Bunker-42 on Taganka”.

Bunker 42

There was no internet or telephone connection on such a depth, probably it used to be more romantic.

Bunker 42

This is not photoshop, it’s how the tunnels really meet.

Bunker 42

Bunker 42

A lot of generators used to make this place very noisy.

Bunker 42

We have to leave through the exhaust pipe.

Bunker 42

The depth varies from 60 to 65 m (197 – 213 ft).

Bunker 42

Bunker 42

Some areas inside the bunker are flooded.

Bunker 42

The bunker used to be full of supersecret equipment.

Bunker 42

One can see how a mechanical cipher machine works.

Bunker 42

Bunker 42

It’s a sectional model of the bunker.

Bunker 42

An artist Anna Redko depicted the bunker-42 this way.

Location: Moscow

via usolt

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