In the Georgian mining town of Chiatura, streets vault into the sky.  Locals call the cable car system “roap road,” using the same Soviet-era cars and cords to traverse the city as in the 1950s.

Georgian Manganese Holding, Chiatura, Georgia, 2018.

Cableway station and worker, Chiatura, Georgia, 2018.

Georgian Manganese Holding, Chiatura, Georgia, 2018.

Cableway worker and passenger, Chiatura, Georgia, 2018.

Georgian Manganese Holding, Chiatura, Georgia, 2018.

Cableway worker, Chiatura, Georgia, 2018.

Cableway passenger, Chiatura, Georgia, 2018.

Cableway station and worker, Chiatura, Georgia, 2018.

Cableway station, Chiatura, Georgia, 2018.

Cableway car interior (worker water bottle), Chiatura, Georgia, 2018.

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