Unknown Yakutia - Moma Gulag
• Unknown Yakutia - Moma Gulag
In the late 30's - early 40-ies on the orders of the NKVD of the USSR leadership upstream Moma and Kolyma Indigirskogo educational labor camp was established (Inlag), in which the so-called "enemies of the people" unknown mined ore. Perhaps uranium, although it is not excluded that the mined gold and tungsten.
"Even as a child, - says Michael, - I have many times heard adults talk about that in our district were camped death and when the opportunity came, I was able to organize a photo expedition in the natural and beautiful, but eerie in their content. , place. "
In a way there is a set of mountain rivers and lakes
Lake Kuoluma night ...
and in the afternoon ...
A short vacation. The most reliable SUV in Yakutia - Yakut horse.
The way Michael companions came across the wreckage of an American bomber A-20, which crashed in 1943 during the driving of the Alaska-Siberia. It took 70 years, but the US star is clearly visible.
Michael saw the plane, and they are considered great gray owl.
Landscapes Moma District of Yakutia indescribably beautiful.
In the forest Michael stumbled onto the rail.
Borulluolahsky camp. Buildings, except for CAT, did not survive.
In Soviet times reindeer were separated for kindling.
Machine gun tower was heated by stoves, which are made of polubochek.
This rig killed time.
A fence will stand still ...
Better than mountains can be only mountains.
the weather turned bad, and Michael and his comrades were asked to take shelter to local herders.
Deer in bad weather too resting.
Well, the weather and ustakanivaetsya.
It's time to continue the road.
The length of the mountain range more than 1500 km, and the highest point - Mount Victory (3003 meters).
This is certainly not Shalbuzdag on which I had to climb, but too high!
Horse riding here in any way, the horses need help.
Here in this valley another camp - Sugun.
It's like a mountain village all made of stone - garages, workshops, the cooler ...
Michael against the backdrop of one of the camp buildings.
room-guards guards constructed of wood. Here it is preserved even the bed of one of them.
cell. Concrete floors and ceilings and walls of stone. In the cooler 5 chambers, which were not provided for heating even in winter. Imagine winter at -50 Celsius ... hungry, sick people were dying like flies. Stove stood in the corridor where the guards were.
"Terrible place ... we arrived at night and when photographing camera was horrible and scary ... thought I heard the moans and screams of prisoners", - says Mikhail in his travel notes.
The only window in the corridor.
All the roads were built in here prisoner. Such road called "Road to the bones" (Road of bones).
"I can not believe that such a place did such horrors mode", - says Mikhail.
Silent Witnesses ...
While the water ...
There is still one camp in which women were held.
At that time about the fresh wooden doors bent nails.
Again conflicting feelings.
An old brick oven in one of the barracks collapsed.
And this building was not completed. History is now silent for some reason - either the camp was closed, either not survived builders.
"All mines detonated from within", - says Mikhail.
and the background normal
Lock-in the women's camp, too, was not heated.
One of the PPC.
In the barracks lived for 16 people.
Women still ... health first and foremost.
Yakutia called a prison without bars, referring here revolutionaries. Later, in the days of Stalin, the lattice is still there.
All. It is time to reverse the way through the Grand Moma frost (Ulakhan Taryn).
Frazil is year round.
Melts, of course, on the sly ...
... but too big to completely melt.
So it is all summer in the sun.
Then close and catch a cold.
It is better to go to the gorge - here and there is no wind.
Again, a little rest.
have gone far.
The scope of ...
OK it's all over Now!