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History of city Velsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Velsk - center of district Belsky Arkhangelsk Region, located in the south-west of the region, on the left bank of the river Vaga, in a place where it meets the river Vel. Date of the first written mention a collection point of the church tribute - 1137. Already in the XIX century Velsk - the center of flax production, as well as wood products (resin, turpentine, tar, etc.).

In the Soviet period Velsk - center of the timber and resin industries (timber industry, lesoperevalochnye base and others). In the city asphalt plant, meat and dairy plants, bakery, poultry.

Date of foundation:

History:

Population: 22 856

Sights:

Velsk. The Embankment
The Embankment

 
Velsk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Velsk. Transfiguration Cathedral
Transfiguration Cathedral

 
Velsk. Outpost on city rampart
Outpost on city rampart

 
Velsk. Marketplace
Marketplace

 
Velsk. Market day
Market day

 
Velsk. House of Astafiev
House of Astafiev, the corner of Znamenskaya and Naberezhnaya streets

 
Velsk. House of Ponomareva on Znamenskaya Street
House of Ponomareva on Znamenskaya Street

 
Velsk. House of Yudina on Vologodskaya Street
House of Yudina on Vologodskaya Street

 
Velsk. Houses of the Specific District on the Embankment street
Houses of the Specific District on the Embankment street

 
Velsk. Forest Technical School, 1920s
Forest Technical School, 1920s

 
Velsk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Velsk. Shelter for orphan boys
Shelter for orphan boys

 
Velsk. Trinity Cathedral
Trinity Cathedral

 
Velsk. Trinity Cathedral, 1910
Trinity Cathedral, 1910

 
Velsk. District management (Zemstvo)
District management (Zemstvo)

 
Velsk. Church of Saint Nicholas
Church of Saint Nicholas

 
Velsk. Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

 
Velsk. Tea Room on the Marketplace
Tea Room on the Marketplace

 
Velsk. Vologodskaya Street
Vologodskaya Street

 
Velsk. Vologodskaya Street
Vologodskaya Street

 
Velsk. Vologodskaya Street
Vologodskaya Street

 
Velsk. Vologodskaya Street, 1910s
Vologodskaya Street, 1910s

 
Velsk. Vologodskaya Street, view to the north
Vologodskaya Street, view to the north

 

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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