A short photo report depicting how they extract salt in the saltmines of Sol-Iletsk, Russia. The mine you are going to see is one of the largest in Russia. They extract just a phantastic amount of salt there anually.
The elevator may accomodate up to eleven people.
Salt is everywhere as snow.
Patron Saint of miners – Saint Barbara made from salt. Such a small chapel for local miners.
This cave is going to becme only deeper and deeper.
The main equipment in the mine.
The height of this hall is about thirty meters.
Traces of the combine.
The lowest point of the mine – 330 meters from the ground level. 215 m is probably the depth under the sea level.
Lift elevator shaft.