Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

“ATEK” is one of the most famous abandoned places in Kiev, Ukraine. It impresses with its huge area and integrity. Similar Moscow places which are not guarded are never preserved like this. Right now we will visit the metalworking shop.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Strangely enough but the factory is located in a rather busy part of the city. One shoould climb the fence to get to its territory.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

“Beware of transport”, “No entry”.

Probably these gantry cranes used to work tirelessly unloading materials. The booths are all empty now and look so miserably.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Inside it’s even more interesting. We can see the kingdom of abandoned equipment there.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

It’s hard to describe this atmosphere… Quiet, light and calm.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Many parts have been plundered…

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Have you ever seen such a turning lathe?

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Friendly handshake with the hydraulic arm of the shop.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Rays of sunlight make this shop alive…

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Nobody wants to step in the puddle of oil.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

What was it used for?

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Control panels are preserved better than anything else.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

These doors can still slide.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Empty bottles, rags and propaganda posters…

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Rusty instruments for any purpose. How do you like the size?

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

These ones lie neatly on the shelves.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Wow, these ones are rather huge compared to the chessboard!

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Another part of the shop. It has more machines.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

It’s a multi-purpose drilling, milling and boring machine!

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Simpler machines.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Doesn’t it resemble a cake with rusty chips?

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

The brains of the machine.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

How did it feel to work with this?

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

This part of the shop is under the polyethylene cover, probably when everything else started to die people still kept working here.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Some fresh air is needed!

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Resting on the roof of the shop. It reads “Atek”.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Excavator is a symbol of the plant. One who passes by can’t help noticing it. It seems to be tiny from below but in fact it’s of a human size. Someone has taken one of the bucket teeth away as a keepsake.

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Is it a press machine or scales maybe?

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Well Preserved Abandoned Factory of Kiev

Soon you are going to see the shop of excavators assembly…

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