14 Cool Retro Photos from the Archives of ITAR-TASS

Cool Retro Photos from the Archives of ITAR-TASS

Posted on September 22, 2011 by team

A compilation of retro photographs taken from the archives of ITAR-TASS (the Information Telegraph Agency of Russia), one of the best news agency of Russia.

“A place for rest – a whale’s mouth”, Y. Muravin, 1960

“Antiseismic reinforcement”, K. Tarusov, 1978

“The repair of a transformer”, A. Krosovsky, 1961

“East Siberia. A boring rig”, E. Briokhanenko, 1967

“Moscow. Welding at a mechanical plant”, V. Musaelyan, 1962

“A good catch”, G. Sokolov, 1952

“Kotelnicheskaya Embankment”, V. Budan, 1963

“Near Hotel Ukraina”, E. Kassin, 1950

“On the bank of the Moskva River”, by E. Kassin, 1959

“Moscow. Gorky Park in the evening”, N. Rakhmanov, A. Sukhomlinov, 1955

“Impassible fall roads”, the photo is made by ITAR-TASS, 1958

“Folk festivals”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“A river ferry”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“Before the beginning of an experiment”, O. Kuzmin, 1968

“Twilight all night in Leningrad”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“At the beach of Pitsunda”, V. Yegorov, 1968

“A hot day”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“Young musicians”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“In a teahouse”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“A hot day at the beach”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“The discipline breaker”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“At the physical education lesson”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“At the lake”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“Yashin takes the ball into his hands”, Y. Morgulis, 1970

“In the capital’s subway”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“In a department store”, ITAR-TASS, 1958

“The sketches of industry”, V. Koshevoy, 1962

“The antenna of the television center in Moscow”, V. Gende-Rothe, L. Porter, 1960

“The construction of a plant”, B. Klipinitser, 1961

“The construction of an open-hearth shop”, V. Klipinitser, 1961

“Steel balls”, V. Hulayev, 1962

“The construction of the plant of electrothermal equipment”, R. Dick, 1962

“The city on piles. Oil rocks”, Y. Rakhil, 1974

“Spent metal”, V. Vitchenko, A. Sentsov, 1978

“Large-scale chemistry”, M. Redkin, 1961

“The installation of piles”, G. Kalachyan, 1980

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14 Responses to “Cool Retro Photos from the Archives of ITAR-TASS”

  1. JUha says:

    Talented photographers

  2. briedis says:

    Love some quality photographs! Thanks!

  3. John says:

    A lot has changed in Russia, but the fall roads are still the same!

  4. OLUT says:

    So many great photos here! I really like the Kotelnicheskaya Embankment one with the bicycle and water. The “The construction of an open-hearth shop” photo with the staircase and windows reminds me of the Elvis film “Jailhouse Rock.”

  5. Mr. Fox says:

    Maybe, Some photos have subtitle – ‘The Art of Work.’

  6. Tangowolf says:

    These photos are beautiful.

  7. Verto says:

    In “folk festival” pic,how serious looking they are ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !Under the sharp eyes of V I Lenin ! ! ! ! ! ! !During the Socialist era,there was nothing “folk leftover” ! ! ! ! ! !

  8. Boston Bloke says:

    I think the “city on piles- oil rocks” is Azerbaijan.

  9. Palko says:

    “I’m just chillin in this whale”

  10. Gerry says:

    Of course all photos made according to Soviet guidelines: work is always pleasant and never tiresome, everyone is fit and like dancing, there are no sad faces, no poor people. But anyway, great photos, I like them.

  11. marxistworker says:

    The music of euclidean geometry (last ten pics).

  12. Piotr says:

    More please!

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