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Ghost Town (47 pics)

Posted in Pictures   21 Jan 2010   / 11819 views

An interesting photo essay from Russia's mining town of Prokopyevsk awaits you after the jump.
Looking at the pictures, it seems that the city became extinct, but when it's -42 ° C it's not so easy to have a walk.
If you breathe deeply, you will really feel the pain in the lungs, which will freeze as well as your nose.
Imagine, if you open the window for 5 minutes, you won’t be able to close it because it will be covered with ice.
You will be able start a car only if it is parked in a heated garage and even this doesn’t help every time...
In many complex building they use coal. How do you like such living conditions?
A huge respect to a photographer who suffered a lot from the cold while doing this report, because after 15 minutes on the street, the camera freezes from inside and it stops working.
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Comments (15):

lolipop                    show commment
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uzurutonkashi 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
the dog from the 7th pic is frozen :| :| :|
       
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TatesMan 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Who took these photos? n_what
       
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blehboi 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
such a depressing place..what is like there during the summer time?? or do they just not have summer there?..don't tell me its like this for the entire year??..uggh..that would be terrible.. 36
       
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anonimous 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Same Siberia WhiteVoid_1
       
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moser 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
If it gets under 70F (21C) here a lot of people won't go outside.
       
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afdf 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Looks like detroit!
       
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deepuniverse 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Only the Russian car Volga can be parked outside ;)
       
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vanya 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Yes! it's because she would start even at -100C 35 But Lexus is in garage
       
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peter 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I think this is not true.
       
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wesna80 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
It's true, I heard about this from person I know, very fucking, freezing true 27
[url=http://tinyurl.com/369qoff]http://tinyurl.com/wesna80[/url]
       
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diegopol 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
madness
Vizça el Barça
       
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anonimous 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I know Russian cities where happens -65
       
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anne 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Hm...thats normal. Not only Prokopiewsk. Even in moscow region was -40 - 42 in this winter

anonimous,
where?
где, если говоришь по-русски.
       
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Sergey Gerbel 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Hello everyone! I was reading the post and was laughing my *** out! I WAS BORN in Prokopyevsk and lived there for 14 years till we moved to California in 2003. Those people who post this don't know anything, they just copied pictures from someone. This is normal city like most cities in Russia, yes the winter is cold there but the summer is hot about 30 degrees Celsius.The population in there is 250 000 people, and Prokopyevsk is #1 in making coal in Russia so this is not a ghost town! This city has theaters, schools, parks, supermarkets, stadiums, buses, light trail, taxis, skate parks, churches, cathedrals, ice skating, good roads, businesses, stores, and much more, they just pictured the bad side of the city. I actually like and miss this city and have a lot of friend and relatives who live there, so don't be fooled by the cheap journalists.Good luck!
       














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