Before year 1900
Photos / Historical / 1930s
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.
Crash erection team
Komsomol crash erection team in Magnitka.
Workers assemble diesel locomotive
Workers of Kolomna steam locomotive plant assemble diesel locomotive.
Workers build cleaning workshop
Workers build cleaning workshop at machine-engineering plant.
Construction of Dneproges hydropower plant
Construction of Dneproges hydropower plant.
Best construction team
Best construction team of pouring machine of first stage of metallurgical plant named after Petrovsky. Its members have pledged to work without weekends until it is complete.
First sporting car
First sporting car made at Gorky automotive plant in 1938.
Triumphant welcome for pilots Mikhail Gromov, Andrei Yumashev, and Sergei Danilin, who completed a non-stop transpolar flight
Pilots Mikhail Gromov (center), Andrei Yumashev (right), and Sergei Danilin in a car. A triumphant welcome for the pilots, who completed a non- stop transpolar flight from Moscow over the North Pole to San Jacinto.