Cable Car Station
Location: Chiatura, Georgia
Architect: Not known
Genre: Stalinist Empire style, Soviet architecture, former USSR
Chiatura has been a mining town since the late 1800s when the largest reserve of manganese in Georgia (and one of the greatest in the world) was discovered in the area. The cable car system, which consisted of seventeen lines and several stations in the style of Stalinist Empire-style architecture, was developed in the 1950s to improve man-management and increase productivity. More information about Chiatura’s cable car network.
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