This issue is dedicated to celebration of Soviet traindom, another ‘progress’ trope of the Leninist and Stalinist eras.
This locomotive’s name is Joseph Stalin.
This is a four-page fold out. These full-figure photos of Lenin and Stalin fold out to reveal:
five locomotives (two of them named after Stalin) and a heroic railwayman.
Another four-pager, folding out a different way, reveals an infographic showing all the places you’d want to go via the Soviet railways. This excludes, naturally, the GULAG rail system, where you don’t want to go.
Lazar Kaganovich, in charge of the Soviet rail system, gives a speech to whole bunch of tiny, tiny people.
The Railway administration sponsored sports and physical culture events, including the famous football club ‘Lokomotiv‘.