The history of Krasnoyarsk began in 1623, and in 1822 the Yeniseisk Gubernia was created by the tsar's decree. Krasnoyarsk was chosen as its center. It had the most favorable economic and in geographical position. Another important date in the history of Krasnoyarsk is December 6, 1895, when the first train of Trans-Siberian railway arived to the city. You can imagine what kind of life was in Krasnoyarsk in the late XIX - early XX after looking at this set of old photos.
Scottish circus in Krasnoyarsk. Russia, 1916 year.
Bazaar not far from the Theotokos-Rozhdestvensky Cathedral. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, 1910.
Crowds of people in the New Market Square. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, 1895.
Portrait shot in the main avenue of the city park. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, the 1890s.
Residential house on Teatralniy lane. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, 1906 year.
The building of the theological seminary. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, 1905 year.
Library of the Public School of Primary Education. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, 1914.
Carousels on the New Market Square. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, the 1910s.
A new roundabout near the Bogoroditsa-Rozhdestvensky Cathedral. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, the 1900s.
Moleben about the victory of the Russian army in the Galicia battle. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, 1914.
Moleben on the ship in the Nikolsky holiday. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, the 1890s.
Moleben at the laying of a railway bridge across the Yenisei River. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, 1896.
Moleben at the opening of a public garden at the crossroads. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, the year 1899.
A polar Norwegian explorer before a trip to the vicinity of Krasnoyarsk. Russia, September 27, 1913.
Crossroads of two streets. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, the end of the 1870s.
Funeral procession, walking along Blagoveshchenskaya street. Russia, Krasnoyarsk, the 1890s.
Fire in hotel Golden Anchor.
Crowds of people in the New Marketplace.
Construction of the Catholic Church.
People on the corner of New marketplace..
Laying of water pipes through the duct.
House Myasnikov merchants, in which he lived Decembrist Davydov.
New market square in the middle of trade.
Old wooden house near the town.
St. Basil's Cathedral.
Theatre Square after a major fire.
Self-propelled cargo ship with shallow draft on the Yenisei.
People walk on the main avenue of the city park
Playing football at the central stadium
The building of the Krasnoyarsk Regional Museum
Tactical fire exercise in the fire station building