- In our country, many cities are very old and just old, those that spread out before us hospitably paving their own space, where every street - the monument through the house - the memorial, and those where only High-quality stable blends old with new landscaped quarters. But there is a special city: they are interesting in that they are sort of benchmarks that reflect the historical development of our country. These can be attributed Zmeinogorsk. The story began like it.
In 1721 rumors of the wealth of the country's remote mountainous Altai-alin aspect of reality - the rivers Charysh, alley, Obi had traces of ore deposits. Who snuck into the wild jungle of Altai ore found? By order of V.Tatischeva rudoznattsy Privtsyn Ivan and Nikita Petrov studied the distant region and demonstrated the presence of rich ore.More!
Nowhere in the world was not built such a grand and so mechanized enterprises as hydroxyl Zmeinogorsk installation. The hydraulic system was the only one in the world, not only in scale but also on the type of facility for XVIII-XIV centuries. In Zmeinogorsk retained: baptismal tunnel, dewatering the channel from the dam to Catherine mines, underground levels remained unique in the world-building, water-filled tire. City visited, lived there and worked outstanding people of Russia and Europe: Polzunov, A. Kulibin, A. Brehm, G. Miller, N.Pallas, P. Shangin, A. Poroshin, I. Herman, K. Frolov, P. Frolov, D. Spassky, P. Anosov, VP Semenov-Tyan-Shansky, F. Dostoevsky, V. Radlov Sapozhnikov ... A great contribution to the development of the mine Zmeinogorsk made ??by German scientists, experts: A. Beer, IG Leib, GS Rolling, and A. Humboldt ...More!