Some classic pictures of the Samara area by Semyon Friedland, one of many famend photographers of the 1950’s and1960’s – the period of Soviet renaissance, the nation was growing at an especially excessive tempo, constructing tons of of latest cities and cities, factories and crops, making breakthroughs in science and area exploration. An enormous Volga Samara hydro energy plant was additionally constructed right here at the moment and right here we are able to see its development in beautiful extremely extensive display screen decision! What a time! Now the Samara area in a viewfinder and let’s see a little bit of historical past from there.
To start with, all of the pictures are extraordinarily widescreen, so don’t be shy to click on on them to see the fullscreen picture!
Individuals engaged on bringing water to Soviet farms.
An oil trade employee at his job.
A person is checking the oil degree within the freshly drilled effectively.
An enormous hydro electrical energy plant is being constructed!
One other energy plant in 1952. A number of them have been constructed at the moment.
25 ton heavy vans serving to to assemble the ability crops.
A number one development employee at dwelling along with his household.
At the moment they have been pumping oil from this space throughout the Volga river basin.
The newly constructed Zhigulevsk metropolis. It lent its identify to one of many first Ladas, which was additionally produced on this area.
One other picture of the development of a hydro energy plant.
“We’ll cowl the Volga by October”. Builders promise to make the dam by October.
It is a dam that they constructed.
A railroad practice driver.
The dam and hydropower plant is sort of completed.
Chief engineer of the ability plant.
Right here, the ability plant is sort of prepared, even the lawns are mowed.
An excavator driver.
A dam from above.
One of many energy generator rotors producing electrical energy at this plant. See how small the individuals are to grasp the size.
and now think about the size of this room!
The facility plant at night time!
And now town itself – Samara.
It was known as Kuibishev within the Nineteen Fifties.
Lumber floating down the good river Volga
A river port of Tolliati metropolis.
Hope you preferred these classic pictures!