Tower RTC

• Tower RTC

It so happened that this tower I linked to childhood. I live two blocks from her constantly stare when walking in the "Sosnovka" park, I remember mounted antenna.

The tower itself, due to the shape of their designs, reminiscent of the tower "of a famous trilogy" and inaccessibility, has acquired a lot of myths and rumors about the unprecedented technology, located inside, or that she was abandoned with 80 and soon collapses.

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But nevertheless, no one gave precise answers to many questions related to this structure. I tried to get there as early as 2009, according to an agreement with a member of staff, but my attempts were not successful, and now in 2012, I was in the company notorious fellow hike in Durov's office, casually passing by the tower, realized that In order to be on the top of it, we must do all just a small jump and climb to the top.

Of course, to lift up, we had to walk through the inside of the tower, the internal volume of strikes. How I leafed through a network, I never ran across a photo of the tower internals. Welded construction, without overlapping, in their place are the two kranbalki.

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The rooms with equipment that looks somewhat dated.

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And most importantly, there was a manipulator. Is this the arm that was intended for the "Buran" space program is unknown, but he was and looked quite workable.

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Most struck by the lack of "the spirit of desolation", dust and disorder was not the whole world worked, the lift for lifting in the top tier, too. Feels like a place reminiscent of "Black Mesa" from "Half-Life", making this picture, I was expecting the appearance of something otherworldly, military, or at least protect, shouting: "Stop!"

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But still the main purpose of a roof, or rather not the roof, and the maximum available height of the tower. Upstairs rested substantial size antenna complex, which is located near the not very much and wanted.

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But his curiosity.

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But as luck the weather turned bad, and the excitement of his health forced quickly down closer to the ground.

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