The film tells about the city of Arkhangelsk, located at the mouth of the Northern Dvina, founded by the Russian Tsar Peter I in the 17th century. Wooden church on the shores of the White Sea. Cathedral. Tower of the Solovetsky Kremlin. Embankment of Arkhangelsk. Monuments: Peter I, victims of the intervention, heroes of the Patriotic War. Children on the beach. City street. Theatre. Children play ball, badminton. Solombalka river. Boats on the river. Wooden house with a weather vane and a turret. Wooden pavement. Zapan in Bobrovo. Rafts on the river, the "S. A. Danilin" steamer. Sawmill. Loading boards into the hold of a steamer. Dock cafe. Steamers from around the world in the port. Loading works. Frozen Northern Dvina. A ship in the ice. An icebreaker paves the way for ships in the White Sea.