The issue is dedicated to the construction of the Volga-Ural canal and the development of irrigated land in the Saratov region.
View of a section of steppe in the Novouzensky district of the Saratov region, along which the channel of the Volga-Ural canal should pass.
Bomb squad at work, the faces of the bomb squad.
Production of an explosion.
Cloud from the explosion.
Panorama of the channel bed formed by the explosion, photographers are shooting.
Excavation work on the construction of the canal, the technique for the excavation.
A pointer to the direction of the channel.
Waves break on the shore.
The first water flows into the Saratov canal in 1972.
Panorama of the rally on the canal Bank.
Panorama of the irrigation system in the Saratov region, types of irrigation channels.
Reflections of the sky and trees in the water of the irrigation canal.
Views of the curving channel bed at sunset.
A musician plays the trumpet.
The ceremony of laying the capsule with a letter to the future generation from the builders of the new state farm named after the May Plenum of the CPSU Central Committee.
Installation of the Foundation stone of the monument in honor of the Komsomol members who were the first to arrive for the development of irrigated land, the faces of the event participants.
Inscription on the Foundation stone.
Komsomol members-builders during the holiday.
The hook of a crane.
Installation of the irrigation system "Fregat", the faces of installers.
Irrigation of the field area.
Types of working irrigation system, behind the scenes sounds the story of the Director of the state farm V. G. Shchepetov about melioration, as a new business in agriculture, about the difficulties that arise (synchronously).
Installation of components and aggregates of irrigation equipment, faces of installers.
The face of the Komsomol Adjuster Ilyasov, Smoking a cigarette.
Ilyasov goes on arable land.
Director of the state farm Shchepetov smokes in his office, thinking about construction issues.
Part of the development plan for the territory of the state farm.
Construction of buildings for a new livestock complex.
Shchepetov talks about the possibilities of farming on irrigated land (synchronously).
Shchepetov inspects one of the buildings of the livestock complex under construction.
View of the construction site of the livestock complex.
Cows in the pasture.
A milkmaid, sitting in a haystack, talks about her work, life in a trailer and the prospect of getting a separate housing (synchronously).
Types of village streets.
Watermelon is lying on a chair in the yard.
Chickens in the yard.
Type of construction of a residential building for state farm workers, people at residential trailers.
View of the street with a new two-storey houses.
Construction of houses.
A woman draws water from a pump.
View of part of the irrigation canal.
View of the village Raskatova.
A musician plays the trumpet.
Locations: Saratov region 
Seasons: Autumn