Some vintage photos of the Samara region by Semyon Friedland, one of the renowned photographers of the 1950's and1960's - the era of Soviet renaissance, the country was developing at an extremely high pace, building hundreds of new towns and cities, factories and plants, making breakthroughs in
science and space exploration. A huge Volga Samara hydro power plant was also built here at that time and here we can see its construction in gorgeous ultra wide screen resolution! What a time! Now the Samara region in a viewfinder and let's see a bit of history from there.