Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Some pretty awesome historical postcards about Russian city Samara during late 19th century. Some are pure magic like this one above. You won’t find such scenery now. All of them got captures so won’t be boring viewing.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

This sort of huge boats were used on Volga river in 19th century. Used for transporting wood. Some were up to 100 meter long, five meter tall, could carry 10,000 tons of cargo.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Samara city suburbs.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Volga river coast next to Samara.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Zhigulevskie Hills near Samara city. Young fishermen.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Also fishermen at Zhigulevskie Hills.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

At Zhigulevskie hills.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

At Zhigulevskie hills.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

At Zhigulevskie hills.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

On the River Volga during storm.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

On the River Volga during spring flood.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

On the River Volga during spring flood.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

View of the river Volga from Zhiguli. Remember Lada was called Zhiguli in Russia, thanks to those toponyms. Also sounds like Jigolo so they renamed it to Lada.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

View on the Volga river from Zhiguli Hills.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Cake Mountain – part of Zhiguli Hills.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Cargo raft on the Volga river.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

“Virgin Mountain” on the Volga river.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

“Virgin Mountain” on the Volga river.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

At Sunset. Fishermen preparing their nets.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Boats on the river Volga.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

A Kumis resort. Resort where kumis was used for curing patients. What is kumis? Kumis is a fermented drink made from horse milk. Still very popular in some places like Kazakhstan or Kyrgystan.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

More views of Kumis resort.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Summer house of famous Samarian doctor Postnikov.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Here we go: milking a horse for the Kumis resort at the Postnikov summer house.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Molodetsky mound.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Molodetsky mound and Virgin Mountain at Zhiguli hills.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Molodetsky mound view from the Volga river.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Molodetsky mound view from the Volga river.

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Molodetsky mound view from the Volga river.

..and that’s it.

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