Before year 1900
Photos / Historical / 1930s
Alexei Stakhanov. Official portrait with coal hammer and miner's lamp.
Agitation brigade in one of the Novosibirsk Region districts
Agitation brigade in one of the Novosibirsk Region districts.
Construction of Magnitogorsk blast-furnace
Delivering the cargo by horse to the construction of Magnitogorsk blast-furnace.
Ivan Likhachyov at AMO plant
Ivan Likhachyov (right) near a car produced by AMO plant.
Constructors of Kuznetsk Iron & Steel Works
Constructors of the Kuznetsk Iron & Steel Works talks near the plant.
Construction of a chemical combine in Berezniki
Team of concreters at the construction of a chemical combine in Berezniki.
Pyotr Krivonos and Alexei Stakhanov
Pyotr Krivonos (left) and Alexei Stakhanov (right)
Inauguration of an agricultural machinery works
Tashkent residents on a square during the inauguration of an agricultural machinery works.
Trolleys with coal in heading face mine
Trolleys with coal come out of 'Golubovka' pit top in Donbass.
Yuzovka metallurgical plant
Workers of the Yuzovka metallurgical plant.
Peat loading on conveyor
Workers load peat on conveyor.
Women even the peat with rakes to dry.
Building Shatura electrical power station
The construction site of the Shatura electrical power station, with the poster reading, "50,000KW turbo-generator is being mounted here by the effort of Young Communist League members and other working young people"
A female Komsomol member and stakhanovka (great toiler) at a lathe
V. Lebedeva, a Komsomol member and stakhanovka (great toiler) from Kirov Plant, at a lathe.
Dnieper hydro power dam.
Magnitogorsk Construction Project
Workers of the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works building a mine.
Workers install equipment in a shop of Berenikovsky chemical combine.
Miner at heading face mine
Miner of 'Golubovka' heading face mine in Donbass.
Engine assembly conveyor
Workers of the Gorky automobile works assemble engine on a conveyor.
Donbass Komsomol members get government decorations
Donbass Komsomol members -Shapiro (stands left), Angelina (stands second left), Shpalova (stands third left), Volkov (stands in background) and Zavalishin (stands right) - after getting orders from Mikhail Kalinin (sits second right) in the Presidium of the Soviet Central Executive Committee.
Yevdokiya Vinogradova and Alexander Busygin
Stakhanovtsy (great toilers) Yevdokiya Vinogradova and Alexander Busygin at 'Dynamo' stadium.
A well with the first oil
A well where the first production oil was found in Bashkiria.
Sorting bricks for construction of a coke furnace
Women's construction gang sorts fire bricks for a coke furnace.
Trucks for Kolyma gold fields
Trucks unloaded onto the ice of the Nagayev Bay to work on Kolyma gold fields.
A Dneprostroy concreter
A concreter with a shovel on his shoulder on the back of Dneproges under construction.
Constructors of Dneproges cast concrete on a dam with the help of rail cranes.
Female concreters at Dneprostroy
Female concreters at Dneprostroy.
First M-1 passenger cars
First M-1 passenger cars roll off assembly line at Gorky automotive plant.
Leningrad workers for the Dnieproges project
Turbine part manufactured at the Elektrosila works in Leningrad for the Dnieproges project.
Another tractor rolling off the assembly conveyer
Driver moving off another tractor from the Stalingrad Tractor Factory.
Blast-furnaces of Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works
Blast-furnaces of Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works.
A digger washes arena de oro in a horn
A digger washes arena de oro in a horn. East Siberia, Irkutsk region.
Produce of Stalingrad tractor plant
End product of the Stalingrad tractor plant.
Stakhanovtsy operate a vertical lathe
Stakhanovtsy of the turbine room of Leningrad engineering plant operating a vertical lathe.
A general view of oil field
A general view of oil field in Baku.
Workers assemble the first rotor
Elektrosila plant workers assemble the first Soviet rotor.