Tag: April 26
Bridge of Death
The Bridge of Death is the main entry point to Pripyat and connects it with Chernobyl Town. This is what people call the automobile bridge on the central road leading to Pripyat. It spans the Chernihov-Ovruch railway line at the station Yanov. From i ...
Pripyat Hospital № 126
Pripyat Hospital 126 was once a busy hospital on the outskirts of the city. Hospital № 126 is located east of the central square in Pripyat. This is a long, five-story building with a large main entrance. It houses a large medical complex, includin ...
On 26 April, 1986, at 1:23 a.m., a series of explosions destroyed the reactor building and building housing power unit # 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Gases and volatile substances were thrown to high altitudes and spread globally; it took ...