Kolyma Highway, Russia

13 Jan 2013, Yakutsk, Russia --- The broken landscape of Stalin's Kolyma Highway. Without a rail link to the city, the highway remains the only major land route into & out of Yakutsk. Also known as "The Road of Bones" the highway was constructed with gulag prison labor. Prisoners who died during construction were interred in the fabric of the road.

13 Jan 2013, Yakutsk, Russia — The broken landscape of Stalin’s Kolyma Highway. Without a rail link to the city, the highway remains the only major land route into & out of Yakutsk. Also known as “The Road of Bones” the highway was constructed with gulag prison labor. Prisoners who died during construction were interred in the fabric of the road.

Image by © Amos Chapple/Corbis

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