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History of city Magadan, Magadan Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Magadan is a port town and the administrative center of Magadan Oblast, Russia, located on the Sea of Okhotsk in Nagayevo Bay in Taui Bay and serving as a gateway to the Kolyma region.

Date of foundation: 1929

History: Magadan is the center of the Magadan Region, located in the south of the region, on the shore of the Tauisk Bay of the Sea of Okhotsk, on the isthmus connecting the Staritsky Peninsula with the mainland between the bays of Nagaev and Gertner. The Magadanka River divides the city into two parts. City history begins with the construction of the East-Evenk (Nagaev) cult-base, on June 22, 1929 construction of houses, a school, a veterinary post, a hospital and a boarding school began. In 1930, the state joint-stock company "Soyuzzoloto" organized a port point for a constant call in the harbor of ships and with the opening of navigation here began steamships with people and cargo.

Near the village of Nagaevo in 1929, construction of a working village of Magadan for the development of minerals in the Kolyma region begins. On the banks of the Magadanka River appeared wooden and adobe houses, dugouts and tents of the first settlers of the village. The future city of Magadan consisted first of two settlements - Nagaevo and Magadan.

The economic basis of the city is made up of a mechanical plant, a woodworking combine, the Omolonsk Gold Mining Company, the Russian Company of Ferro Metals, the Kolyma Coal Company, a dairy plant, a bakery, a fish factory, etc.

Population: 92 081

Magadan. Hotel
Hotel

 
Magadan. Kolyma highway
Kolyma highway

 
Magadan. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Magadan. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Magadan. Motor-coach terminal
Motor-coach terminal

 
Magadan. The first hospital in the city
Hospital of the East-Evensk (Nagaev) culture-base - the first hospital in the city

 
Magadan. House of Culture of trade unions
House of Culture (club) of trade unions

 
Magadan. Hotel, 1940
Hotel after the construction of the second floor, 1940

 
Magadan. Kolyma gold nuggets
Kolyma gold nuggets

 
Magadan. TV tower, the 60s
TV tower, the 60s

 
Magadan. TV tower, the 70s
TV tower, the 70s

 
Magadan. Nagaevsky liaison office, 1950
Nagaevsky liaison office - former veterinary center of the culture-base, 1950

 
Magadan. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Magadan. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Magadan. The Office Management of Prison Camps, circa 1960
The Office Management of the Magadan Prison Camps, circa 1960

 
Magadan. Residential house, 1960
Residential house on the corner of Kolyma highway and Berzin street, 1960

 
Magadan. Panorama of the city, 1965
Panorama of the city, 1965

 
Magadan. Panorama of the city, 1987
Panorama of the city, 1987

 
Magadan. Panorama of Nagaevo, 1963
Panorama of Nagaevo, 1963

 
Magadan. The first houses of the city
The first houses of the city

 
Magadan. Prospect Karl Marx, 1960's
Prospect Karl Marx, 1960's

 
Magadan. Secondary School No. 1, 1949
Secondary School No. 1, 1949

 
Magadan. Construction of the first hotel, 1933
Construction of the first Magadan hotel, 1933

 
Magadan. A dance pavilion in the park, 1939
A dance pavilion in the park, 1939

 

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