Old mining village Sobachevka; dugouts in the Shanghai mining village; mining village "Beijing". Everyday life of miners. The new village of Gorlovka: streets, houses, the Palace of Culture. The audience is walking in the park, sitting in a restaurant. Moving of the mining families to a new village. Stakhanovite Nikita Izotov welcomes new settlers. The family of the miner Laskovich is celebrating a housewarming party in a new house.