Thursday, June 23, 2016

An abandoned Russian apartment building by the sea

This abandoned building by the sea is what's left from the village of Kirovsky in the Russian region of Kamchatka. Kirovsky was a fishing village founded in 1907, getting its name a few years later by the Bolshevik leader Sergey Kirov

Korovsky's economy suffered during the "drift-net disaster" in the late 1950s - early 1960s when the growing drift-net fishing by Japanese vessels led to the sharp decline of fish in the region. Many fishing villages disappeared, among them Kirovsky which was abandoned in 1964. The nearby town of "new Kirovsky" was also abandoned in 1987, just before the fall of the Soviet Union

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1 comment:

  1. It could get really interesting when viewing pictures of abandoned buildings or structures. The whole compilation might even be able to create its own narrative which gets really exciting if you have a wild imagination. You get to visualize in your mind how the place was started at the very beginning and ends up in the current condition that you are looking at right now. It gets even wilder at large facilities like self storage or even shopping malls.


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