Archive for the ‘Transportation’ Category

The beginning of XX century – a time when mankind has made a leap in technology. Cities electrified, there were telephone, incandescent bulbs. The internal combustion engine is actively used in cars and motorcycles. Actively developing the photo, and with it the cinema. It has become possible to record and play sounds with the help

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Zavod imeni Uritskogo (ZiU, named after Moisei Uritsky). It produced thousands of MTB-82, ZiU-5, and ZiU-9 passenger trolleybuses. These and many other Soviet trolleybuses were presented at the exhibition in Gorky Park (Moscow) Text & Images – Soviet Era Museum.

1931 Sir Hubert Wilkins with submarine Nautilus (failed 800 km south of the pole). 1931 Sixth Thule Expedition led by Knud Rasmussen explores Northeast Greenland 1931–34 The Three-year Expedition to East Greenland led by Lauge Koch explores Northeast Greenland 1932 Icebreaker Sibiryakov 1933 Russian steamship Chelyuskin 1937 Soviet transpolar flights …

SovietEraMuseum exclusive photos from exhibition Igor Sikorsky “Back in USSR” in VDNH, Moscow. Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky (May 25, 1889 – October 26, 1972) was a Russian American aviation pioneer in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. He designed and flew the world’s first multi-engine fixed-wing aircraft, the Russky Vityaz in 1913, and the first airliner, Ilya

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Soviet chemical corps in 1960s’

Our reportage from photo exhibition “100 anniversary of Russian Air Force 1912-2012″ (Moscow, Russian Federation). Exlusive of the SovietEraMuseum:

Exlusive! Only in the SovietEraMuseum. Real photos and letters from ww2 battlefront 1941-1945

Militsiya or militia  is used as an official name of the civilian police in several former communist states. Soviet Milicija in 1917-1967: Photos from the SovietEraMuseum archive:

The SovietEraMuseum exclusive. Photo postcards about Gas & Oil Industry in USSR:

Perestroyka and The End of Soviet Empire: Soviet alcoholics and homeless. Boris Mikhailov with panoramic Gorizont-5 camera. Reportage “Near Land”