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In an old godforsaken quiet pier, on the sandy bank of the river, only a few rusty old port cranes remind that there was once a new cargo port.
This cargo port was build to provide all necessary supplements for the construction of new power units (5th and 6th reactors) and a modern city of nuclear power engineers. But because of the tragedy it could not fulfill its mission, as well as an amusement park
Photo: Cranes in an abandoned cargo port, © Andre Joosse
After the disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
, the fate of this port was prescribed. All this area, all the equipment located here, and all four cranes were used to receive cargos for the elimination of the consequences of the accident at the fourth reactor and the structures and materials for the construction of the first Sarcophagus
Photo: Port cranes, © Jean Chris Andersen
Now these huge metal giants are abandoned and forgotten, and the floating crane slowly disappears under the water and soon only piles of scrap will remind of their existence.
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Abandoned cargo port on the mapLocation: Pripyat
More places to visit in Chernobyl
Shortly before the Chernobyl disaster, here, in Pripyat, located in a couple kilometers from the power plant, the construction of the KGB building began.6
Azure Swimming Pool
Before the catastrophe, Azure Swimming Pool was a very beautiful place. Here the townspeople and visitors of the city came to swim and relax.13
At the entrance to Pripyat the impressive size sign with the name of the city is located. It looks like the monument, but for USSR it was too normal.6
The fire brigade left from here to eliminate the Chernobyl disaster in April, 26 1986. All ten members of that brigade died from radiation.6
The Red Forrest
Trees in the forest became frighteningly red and their radioactive glow could be seen in the night, because of the radioactive substances ejection into the atmosphere.5
Palace of Culture Energetik
In the Energrtik cultural palace the concerts, parties and sport events were spent. Recently, a sign was again lit up on this building in Pripyat.11
An amazingly tempting and simultaneously frightening place, which has become popular thank to many games and movies - is truly worthy of its reputation.12
In Soviet Union times Jupiter factory was a strictly secret facility. Officially it produced rollers rof tape mechanisms for common tape recorders.7
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
The Chernobyl disaster was the worst nuclear catastrophe in history. Now the deserted station is surrounded by Zone of Exclusion 30 kilometres radius.15
A dead and long-neglected ghost town is widely known throughout the world after the tragedy that occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.42
Cooling Pond Channel
An artificial reservoir built to cool the reactors of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is the habitat of the giant catfish.25
At the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant canteen comes station staf and separate groups of tourists and travelers.11