Charming old photos of Kandalaksha

Selected by Alexandra from www.kandalaksha.org and vk.com/kandalaksha_official_group. All photos can be clicked to a bigger size. Some locations are still clearly recognizeable.

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Train station square. The overpass is still there.

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Restaurant Kanda, with “Kulinaria” on the second floor and “Zadvorki” (“side lanes”) in the basement at the back.

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A long-gone “stolovaya” in Old Kandalaksha still remembered by old-timers for its “fish under marinade” and beer.

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A 1918-1919 photo

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Probably October Revolution Day (Nov. 7) demonstration from the 60s

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The downtown

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Animal feed store

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Niva-3, Korovskaya Alley

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Komsomol activist assembly in Officers House, 1970

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May 1 demonstration, 1964, ul. Spekova

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This monument that used to be near the Niva movie theatre is there no longer

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School No. 92 on ul. Naberezhnaya

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Old Nature Reserve office

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New post office on Pervomayskaya

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Niva 3, probably Kirovskaya Alley

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A bus, property of Niva Hydroelectric Stations construction

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New post office being built

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Locomotive Statium, soccer team of the Mechanical Plant, 1953

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Monument to Spekov on ul. Spekova

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Department store on ul. Spekova

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Monument to Stalin near the City Administration office. Now the foundation stands empty.

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Old electric train carriage

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