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Krasnoyarsk Dam: Ship Elevator
Russia

The dam is equipped with a canal inclined plane to allow passage of ships. Different from other installations it is in fact an electric rack railway. At the time of its construction, this feat of modern engineering allowed for ships to be physically re-moved in only 90 minutes.

Krasnoyarsk Dam

Copyright: Alexey Tsepelev
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Uploaded: 23/09/2011
Updated: 12/08/2014
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Tags: krasnoyarsk; hydro; power; station; yenisei; river; dam; ship; elevator
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