How does the statue of Motherland

• How does the statue of Motherland

Get inside and climb to the top of it is not available to every visitor of the memorial. But I came to Volgograd specifically for this. Fascinate not only species, but the fact that you can visit in a place to climb through the insides of the great women. A dream come true, seemed like a pipe.

How does the statue of Motherland

first show of what, what does our country has made, what it is inside, and then look out together from the hatch at the top.

In undress of the sculpture there is a small door. From it the engineer pulled ladders ladder, and we have a small group of four people have been hiding in the most desirable and the memorial room.

How does the statue of Motherland

Technical data sculptures.

The sculpture is made of prestressed concrete - 5,500 tonnes of concrete and 2,400 tons of metal structures (without the base on which it stands).

The total height of the monument - 85-87 meters. It is mounted on a concrete foundation depth of 16 meters. The height of the female figure - 52 meters (weight - more than 8000 tonnes). The statue stands on the plate height of only 2 meters, which rests on the main foundation. This foundation height of 16 meters, but it is almost not visible - most of it is hidden under the ground.

The statue stands freely on the plate like a chess piece on the board. The thickness of the concrete walls is only 25-30 centimeters.

Inside the whole statue is made up of individual cells cameras like the room in the building. frame rigidity is maintained ninety-nine metal cables, are always in tension. All of this, I'll show you!

How does the statue of Motherland

In this image you can see the compartment in which there is a fire extinguisher, and tension cables. Such cables pull together Ostankino tower.

How does the statue of Motherland

Cables tightening the arms to the body, and the body stiffly vertical.

How does the statue of Motherland

Fastening vertical cables.

How does the statue of Motherland

Fixing ropes right hand with the sword.

How does the statue of Motherland

In the tension wires with special sensors.

How does the statue of Motherland

in a lot of different sensors. This, apparently, is set to crack.

How does the statue of Motherland

And this design follows the fluctuations.

How does the statue of Motherland

hole in the right hand.

How does the statue of Motherland

No safety regulations anywhere. The images recall the lessons life safety in the school, which we are particularly not taken seriously, but bandaged head, I still know how to

How does the statue of Motherland

A rare chance to get up the monument across the throat.

How does the statue of Motherland

Welcome to your head, says the engineer Victor G. Safety Department.

How does the statue of Motherland

In any forum Railways lucky enough to get great photos of the construction period of the monument.

How does the statue of Motherland

The sword and a length of 33 meters and a weight of 14 tons, was originally a steel frame, steering titanium sheets. High "windage" sword caused its strong swinging in the wind - excessive strain resulted in deformation of the structure, an unpleasant grinding of metal sheets. In 1972, the sword blade is replaced with a frameless, made entirely of steel. A shorter, 28-foot, with holes for reefing and dampers for damping oscillations of the wind loads.

How does the statue of Motherland

Done! The prototype of the sculpture was Valentin Izotov (according to other sources - Peshkov Anastasia Antonovna, a graduate of the Barnaul Pedagogical School in 1953).

How does the statue of Motherland

Victor G. opens the door at the very top, and allows us enough to enjoy the view and take photos.

How does the statue of Motherland

To begin, look around. View of the Volga River and the entire memorial.

How does the statue of Motherland

Volgograd almost a hundred kilometers stretches along the river. Right overlooking the central part of the city.

How does the statue of Motherland

On the left - Volgograd Steel Works "Red October".

How does the statue of Motherland

Behind - a military memorial cemetery, and a little closer visible water-pressure tanks.

Earlier, they were used as systems for purification of drinking water in the city water system. These tanks - witnesses the harshest days of the war. In 1942-1943 years, they have been transformed into a giant bunkers. During the battle for Mamayev Kurgan served the Nazis as true bunkers: mined, with the concentration of a large amount of equipment, weapons. It was the most severe of resistance.

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trestle bridge part of the dance.

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Pipes factory.

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The settlement "Tire".

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Stadium "Rotor".

How does the statue of Motherland

The dome of the planetarium.

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