Jul 22, 2015

Stalin’s Rope Roads in Chiatura (30 Pics)

By on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

In 1954, the Soviet Union had heavily invested on engineering a huge network of cable-cars in Chiatura, Georgia, known as the Stalin rope roads. The Soviet’s primary goal was to open a huge full scale manganese mining operation, in which the town had very large deposit. The cable car lines was named “Kanatnaya Dorogar”, or “rope roads”, in which connected on every corner of the Chiatura.


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