Angara cascade (1975)

Documentary №39482, 3 parts, duration: 0:27:30
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Camera operators:Tarik
Sound mixer:Erikalov G.


The film describes the industrial and cultural development of the Angara area (the area along the Angara river) based on the work of the Angara hydro-electric power station cascade.

Reel №1

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Landscapes of Eastern Siberia - forest, autumn trees.

The plane takes off.

View of the river, banks, forest (taken from an airplane).

Trains are coming.

Highway, bus is coming.

Panorama of a high-rise building.

Radar station (radar).

Metallurgical plant.

Production of turbines, high-tech equipment.

Panorama of the towers of power lines (transmission lines).

B/w shooting of Lenin's office L. I., in the corner there is a photo of the Spasskaya Tower of the Kremlin, a photo of Lenin.

Bratskaya HPP. Angara River.

Panorama of mountains, forests, river (taken from an airplane).

Lake Baikal.

A boat is sailing along the river.

Panorama of the Hangar.

Large - field flower, river.

Panorama of the river.

Panorama of the hydroelectric power station.

Says Igor Druzhinin, an employee of the Energy Institute of the East Siberian branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

Map of Eastern Siberia - Bratsk, Ust-Ilimsk, Boguchany, Irkutsk, Angara, Lake Baikal are marked.

Irkutsk hydroelectric power station.

Says Druzhinin.

Power transmission tower, Irkutsk hydroelectric power station is visible in the background.

Footage from the Irkutsk hydroelectric power station.

Map of Irkutsk-Cheremkhovsky industrial complex.

A field, power transmission towers, an aluminum plant in the background.

In the workshops of the plant there is a production process, aluminum ingots, a loader works, various personnel from production, etc.

Various personnel with the enterprises of the Irkutsk-Cheremkhovsky industrial complex.

Angarsk Cement and Mining Plant - the main entrance.

Passage through the territory of the plant.

Work processes in the workshops.

Cooling tower.

Large - clock on the wall.

The city of Angarsk, view of Lenin Square.

On the steps - young couples with children.

Passers-by on the streets of the city.

Large - a girl with a dog on a bench.

The building of the recreation center "Sovremennik".

Choreography classes for girls.

Reflection in the water, autumn forest.

Cheremkhovsky basin, coal mining.


A special technique works in the quarry.

Mobile crane.

Crane operator in the cab.

The crane is working in a quarry.

Large - the ladle scoops up coal rock.

With the help of a crane, coal is loaded into the wagons of a freight train.

A freight train with coal is going (taken from above).

The crane is working, coal is being loaded into dump trucks.

Dump trucks are coming.

Panorama of the field.

Irkutsk, the river, Glazkovsky Bridge.

People on the embankment.

Sailing yachts on the river.

People on the embankment.

Monument to the "Pioneers of Siberia".

People are walking in the square, a panorama of various modern houses.

New neighborhoods, shots with different new residential buildings.

Streets of Irkutsk.

Key words

Radar station, Bratskaya HPP, Siberian Mountains, Angara, Baikal, power line, Irkutsk HPP, aluminum, cooling tower, coal mining, crane, dump truck

Locations: Angara Bratsk

Seasons: Autumn [826]

Reel №2

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Ballet dancers are rehearsing on the stage, the illuminator checks the lighting devices.

Passers-by on the streets of the city.

The building of the Institute.

The sign on the building is "Institute of the Earth's Crust".

Seminar at the Institute, people in the hall, scientists make presentations.

The building of the Siberian Energy Institute.

Scientists work in the laboratories of the Institute.

Different frames with equipment, devices, etc.

Panorama of the Angara River.

Bratskaya HPP. Equipment inside the station.

Employees in the control center.

Bratskaya HPP, panorama of the river.

A man takes pictures.

View from the train window to the territory of the power plant.

Towers of power lines.

Map with enterprises, complexes in Irkutsk and Bratsk.

Bratsk timber industry complex.

Panorama on the map-the layout of the complex on the wall.

Buildings of the complex, smoking pipes.

View of the territory of the complex, in the distance you can see the river and the mountains.

Logs are rafted down the river.

Logs are falling from the conveyor.

Workflow in the workshops of the plant - employees at the instruments, working near the control panel.

Close-up - the hand presses the buttons of the control panel.

The process of wood processing.

Close-up - the hand switches the buttons.

The workshop of the plant - devices, equipment.

There are cubes made of recycled wood (cellulose) on the conveyor.

Close-up - the hand switches the lever.

Cubes are compressed under pressure, then packed.

Packages with cardboard, wood slabs in stock.

Aluminum plant - view of the territory, buildings, etc.

Construction of new buildings, high-rise cranes.

Dump trucks are coming, a tractor is working, an excavator is loading a truck.

A woman is working with a leveling device.

Large - the face of the worker.

A tractor is working, a dump truck is passing.

The general plan is the construction of new buildings, cranes are working.

Panorama of the river, autumn trees.

The sign "Bratsk" at the entrance to the city.

The Angara River, new areas of the city, modern apartment buildings are visible.

The couple walks in the door of the cafe-dining room.

People are having lunch at tables, an employee is serving dishes on a trolley.

Padun rapids, part of a wooden fortress (Bratsk ostrog).

Bratsk streets, new neighborhoods, houses, people walking, a group of children with educators on the street.

Children in the pool.

A couple walks with a stroller.

Twins in a stroller, a woman with a stroller, a woman in the window of the house.

Large - autumn flowers.

Memorial of Glory of the city of Bratsk.

Streets of the city.

Suburban highway.

Key words

Ballet, institute, Bratskaya HPP, power line, plant, wood, pulp, leveling, dump truck, Hangar, dining room, swimming pool

Locations: Irkutsk Siberia [926] Bratsk

Seasons: Autumn [826]

Reel №3

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Panorama of the autumn forest, river.

River, reflection in the water.


Panorama of the quarry.

Blasting operations at the mine.

Zheleznogorsk Mining and Processing Plant.

A freight train is going, in the background - the buildings and pipes of the plant.

The excavator ladles iron ore into the wagons of the freight train.

A freight train with iron ore is going.

Panorama of Zheleznogorsk.

Streets of the city.

Panorama of the autumn forest.

A woman on the deck of a ship, looking at the water.

Angara River.

A ship is sailing, there is a lifeboat on board.

There are crew members on board.

Picturesque river banks.

The captain is on the bridge.

Beautiful autumn landscapes - forest, river, cliffs, hills, etc. (taken from the deck, from the movement).

Panorama of the sunset sky, the river.

Construction of the Ust-Ilimskaya HPP. Different personnel from construction - machinery, high-rise cranes, tractors, builders work, etc.

Top view of the hydroelectric power station.

Huge streams of water at the hydroelectric power station.

Work on the installation and installation of power transmission towers.

The general plan is a power transmission tower, a road, a bridge, a river.

The monument is "Ust-Ilimsky LPC - construction of CMEA".

Ust-Ilimsky Timber Industry Complex (LPC).

Panorama of the complex.

The excavator, tractor, high-rise crane works.

Panorama of the buildings of the combine under construction.

The city of Ust-Ilimsk - residential quarters, new houses.

Map - enterprises of Bratsk and Ust-Ilimsk, Boguchanskaya HPP are marked.

River bank, boats.

Workers unload boards from the body of the KAMAZ, there is a helicopter nearby.

A man with a chainsaw.

All-terrain vehicle.

Various equipment works on the field - tractors, all-terrain vehicles, etc.

An aircraft is landing-2. Helicopter.

Large - things from the plane are unloaded onto the ground.

Things are being unloaded from the plane.

The plane flies away, builders remain on the field with things.

The helicopter takes off.

Panorama of the river and forests of Siberia (taken from the air).

Ust-Ilimsk] hydroelectric power station.


HPP. Towers of power lines.

A plane in the sky.

Key words

Quarry, high-altitude cranes, Ust-Ilimskaya HPP, power line, excavator, freight train, AN-2 aircraft, helicopter

Locations: Siberia [926] Zheleznogorsk Ust-Ilimsk

Seasons: Autumn [826]

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