Tag: technology

The Industrial Evolution of late Imperial Russia

This picture was taken by photographer Prokudin-Gorskii. He captured the inside of a industrial factory that had large electrical generators. In the late Imperial Russia, the industrial development was rather slow and never made an extreme amount of progress. The growth in the industrial area of Imperial Russia never made the same amount of progress that […]

Industrial and Agricultural Changes

  There are many aspects of industrial and economic development that can contribute to the understanding of the broad term “history”.  In the case of Russia, during the late Imperial period, both economic and industrial changes worked together to shape the cultural and social transformations that were taking place. In the West, technology was developing […]

Mechanical Technology in the Russian Empire

Photograph link: Alternator Title: Alternators made in Budapest, Hungary, in the power generating hall of a hydroelectric station in Iolotan on the Murghab River Photographer: Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) Date: Approximately 1911 Location: Turkmenistan          This image of an advancement in technological capacity shows the Russian Empire’s desire to evolve with the world and […]