1. Workers crane a turbine wheel weighing 144.5 tons onto a barge for transportation to the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric station on the Yenisei River near Peschanka on August 3, 2011.

    Three new wheels were transported from St. Petersburg through the Arctic Ocean up the Yenisei to reach Cheryomushki in the Republic of Khakassia, about 3,666 miles away. (Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

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