The Soviet Union developed much of the Mongolian mining industry during the post-Stalin era. Black and white images seem to best capture that legacy.
Bleak concrete tenement blocks - Choyr.
Time stands still - V.I. Lenin presides over a meeting with the Director of a joint Russian-Mongolian mine!
An underground miner - a face etched in character.
Breaking rock by hand! Safety is not a high priority.
Tea time in the processing plant - no double, non-fat lattes here!