Cars & Roads
May 16, 2014 posted by Sean Sheepskin

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson

The previous post was about abandoned houses in the work settlement of Dikson. This time let’s have a look at what people use to move within the locality — unique Soviet and contemporary technique and vehicles. We have translated and added comments of Sergey Nikitsky (the report author) below the photos.

 

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 01Dikson is a closed urban locality and even Russian residents have to have the special permit to visit it. Besides, it is not easy to get to there. I came to Dikson by a helicopter

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 02I was welcomed by the border guard on an all-terrain vehicle who checked my documents

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 03 Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 04All-terrain vehicles GAZ-71 and GAZ-34039 are rather popular in Dikson

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 05 Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 06There are lots of different modifications of it there

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 07Even a fire engine

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 08Inside the vehicle

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 09 Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 10TREKOL is another popular Russian all-terrain vehicle

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 11This is a six-wheeled amphibious vehicle on large low-pressure tires. The body is made from the fiberglass, so it has a very low thermal conductivity and the possibility of operating at a temperature of -45C to +45C. Maximum capacity is up to 8 people

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 12TREKOL is being manufactured using a lot of UAZ and GAZ parts, which ensures easy operation, maintenance, and repairs

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 13This is an old model

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 14An Arctic receiver inside one of the vehicles

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 15Or, a patriotic version of a saloon

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 16There are also snowmobiles there

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 17Including old Soviet ones which are still working rather well

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 18 Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 19 Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 20Population of Dikson is only around 500-600 people, so no one is afraid to leave snowmobiles on the street, it will not be stolen. Everyone can take any of it and use

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 21Pay attention how many abandoned technics on the background

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 22Lots of old unknown models..

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 23This one looks like GAZ-3344 — multipurpose caterpillar all-terrain vehicle

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 24This all-terrain bike is already not going to move anywhere. Although, anything is possible in Dikson!

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 25 Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 26I also found an ordinary UAZ

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 27It is not surprising to also see a tractor on the streets

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 28Sleigh for children

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 29Sometimes, you can even find some extraordinary Arctic sleigh

Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 30 Unique technics and vehicles of the work settlement of Dikson - 31

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