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History of city Uglegorsk (Esutoru), Sakhalin Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Uglegorsk - center of Uglegorsk district of Sakhalin region, located to the west of Sakhalin Island, on the coast of the Tatar Strait Sea of Japan. Date of establishment - 1925. Previous name - Esutoru (until 1946). The city history begins in 1925 with the founding of the Japanese near the village of Ainu "Etuuturu" - (which means "between the capes") of the city and the construction of a paper mill "Oodzi." The factory in Esutoru was the most powerful - it gave out 54 thousand tons of pulp and paper annually.

The port of the city known as of Hama-Sigai (which can be translated as the "City at the seaside"), it was the official center of the city. Town Hall, bank, fire station, the main post office and the Chamber of Commerce located in the town square. In Hama-Sigai were the police department, the radio, the telegraph, the printing of newspapers, offices, postal shipping companies and the main Shinto shrine district "Esutoru-Jia-jin."

At the confluence of Esutoru-gawa (river Uglegorka) and the shipping channel Masurao (river Tuhlyanka) was industrial zone. It housed a mechanical factory, warehouse of finished goods paper mill "Oodzi" with the access railways, coal warehouse, office building organization and residential house workers of the port.

Date of foundation: 1925

Population: 9 198

Uglegorsk. District Hama-Sigay, 1928
District Hama-Sigay, 1928
Uglegorsk. District Hama-Sigay, 1930
District Hama-Sigay, 1930
Uglegorsk. District Hama-Sigay, 1950
District Hama-Sigay, 1950
Uglegorsk. Panorama of the city, 1977
Panorama of the city, 1977
Uglegorsk. Panorama of city district Hama-Sigay, 1950
Panorama of city district Hama-Sigay, 1950
Uglegorsk. Panorama of the city, 1970
Panorama of the city and the ruins of the temple Esutoru Shrine, 1970
Uglegorsk. Panorama of the city, 80th years
Panorama of the city, 80th years
Uglegorsk. Panorama of city after typhoon 'Phyllis'
Panorama of city after typhoon "Phyllis" in August 1981

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