Category: Vintage

A vintage photo of Korean People’s Army soldie…

A vintage photo of Korean People’s Army soldiers charging enemy positions during the First Battle of Seoul. North Korea utilized blitzkrieg style tactics with T-34 tanks supported by heavy artillery to crush South Korean and U.S. troops and capture Seoul in only three days. Seoul would be the site of four additional battles during the Korean War.

Vintage photo of Pyongyangites riding the Pyon…

Vintage photo of Pyongyangites riding the Pyongyang Metro’s escalator. The deepest metro system in the world at 110 metres, it takes 3 ½ minutes to reach platforms from ground level. Daily ridership is estimated to be between 300,000 to 700,000 people.

A Pyongyang traffic cop standing at attention….

A Pyongyang traffic cop standing at attention. Traffic lights are slowly replacing the famous traffic ladies at key intersections in Pyongyang as the electricity situation in the city has continued to stabilize.

Vintage photo of the Korean Film Studio on set outside of…

Vintage photo of the Korean Film Studio on set outside of Pyongyang in the 90s.

Vintage photo of North Korean farmers in the 1980s.

Vintage photo of North Korean farmers in the 1980s.

Vintage photo of a Pyongyang Metro train platform conductor.

Vintage photo of a Pyongyang Metro train platform conductor.