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Cherepovets Collection

Cherepovets: A Journey Through Time and Industry Step into the enchanting world of Cherepovets, a city nestled in the picturesque Vologda region of Russia

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Estate house (1800s), Gorka Galskikh, Cherepovets, Vologda region, Russia

Estate house (1800s), Gorka Galskikh, Cherepovets, Vologda region, Russia

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Saint Christopher as Cynocephaly, 17th century. Artist: Russian icon

Saint Christopher as Cynocephaly, 17th century. Artist: Russian icon
Saint Christopher as Cynocephaly, 17th century. Found in the collection of Museum of History and Art, Cherepovets

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Ironworks, 1902. Artist: Shilder, Andrei Nikolayevich (1861-1919)

Ironworks, 1902. Artist: Shilder, Andrei Nikolayevich (1861-1919)
Ironworks, 1902. Found in the collection of Museum of History and Art, Cherepovets

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Rolling a rail at a steel mill C017 / 8293

Rolling a rail at a steel mill C017 / 8293
Steel production. Rolling press at a steel mill. Here a press is being used to shape part of a rail for use in railway construction

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Section rolling shop at a steel mill C017 / 8294

Section rolling shop at a steel mill C017 / 8294
Steel production. View of a section rolling shop at a steel mill. The section rolling shop is where thick rods of steel are progressively rolled and pressed to form section bars - for example

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Section rolling shop at a steel mill C017 / 8295

Section rolling shop at a steel mill C017 / 8295
Steel production. View of a section rolling shop at a steel mill. The section rolling shop is where thick rods of steel are progressively rolled and pressed to form section bars - for example

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Rolls of steel sheet at a factory C017 / 8292

Rolls of steel sheet at a factory C017 / 8292
Steel production. Rolls of sheet steel in the finishing shop of a steel mill. Here the steel is wrapped and secured ready for shipping to the customer

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Forging a steel billet C017 / 8290

Forging a steel billet C017 / 8290
Steel production. Workers with a white hot billet of steel in a mill. The steel is being forged using huge presses. Photographed at the Cherepovets steel mill, Russia

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Blast furnace at a steel mill C017 / 8289

Blast furnace at a steel mill C017 / 8289
Steel production. View of a blast furnace at a steel mill. This is where iron ore is mixed with coke and limestone and heated to produce liquid iron

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Steel sheets C017 / 8291

Steel sheets C017 / 8291
Steel production. Steel sheets awaiting galvanisation at a steel mill. Galvanisation is the coating of steel with a layer of zinc to protect the steel in corrosive environments

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Matchstick production line

Matchstick production line. Matchsticks falling off a conveyor belt on a production line for machining matchsticks from blocks of wood

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Steel foundry worker

Steel foundry worker wearing protective clothing while handling molten metal at a blast furnace in a steelworks. This worker is employed at the JSC Severstal steelworks, near Cherepovets

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Industrial pollution

Industrial pollution. Smoke rising from a row of open-hearth furnace chimneys at a steelworks. Here, iron ore is processed and turned into steel products

Background imageCherepovets Collection: Industrial pollution at sunset

Industrial pollution at sunset. Smoke rising over a setting sun at a steelworks. Here, iron ore is processed and turned into steel products


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Cherepovets: A Journey Through Time and Industry Step into the enchanting world of Cherepovets, a city nestled in the picturesque Vologda region of Russia. This captivating place is brimming with historical treasures that will transport you back to different eras. One such gem is the estate house, a magnificent structure dating back to the 1800s. With its grandeur and timeless charm, it stands as a testament to the architectural prowess of yesteryears. Located in Gorka Galskikh, this estate house whispers tales of opulence and elegance. As you explore further, your eyes are drawn to an intriguing artwork depicting Saint Christopher as Cynocephaly. Created by a Russian icon artist during the 17th century, this masterpiece showcases both religious devotion and artistic finesse. Moving forward in time, we encounter an ironworks from 1902. Crafted by Andrei Nikolayevich Shilder, this industrial marvel symbolizes progress and innovation. It serves as a reminder of Cherepovets' rich history in steel production. Speaking of steel production brings us to the heart of Cherepovets' industrial might – its steel mills. Witness firsthand the meticulous process involved in rolling rails at these mills; each movement signifies strength and precision (C017 / 8293). The section rolling shop hums with activity (C017 / 8294), while rolls upon rolls of steel sheets await their purpose at factories (C017 / 8292). But it's not just about manufacturing raw materials; forging plays an essential role too. Watch as skilled artisans shape sturdy steel billets through intense heat and craftsmanship (C017 / 8290). Nearby stands a blast furnace exuding power and determination (C017 /8289), reminding us that every piece has its origin here. Amidst all this industry lies another fascinating aspect – its matchstick production line.