Svornost mine

Svornost mine

The very beginnings in Jachymov in 1945 sounds incredibly today. There were one car, one team and two carts. 122 employees."
Taken from book "30 years of czechoslovak uranium industry", Prague 1975

And today is quite incredible as well. Last two headframes survived till today. On the previous page shaft Svornost and here shaft Jan is visible. Also number of employees was narrowed to few tens.

Mining production is over nevertheless the two shafts are still active today - radioactive water is drained here.

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