Film and the Siberian hunter Mikhail Panov, fur breeder IV Gribov, timber industry worker Nikolay Slyunkov, geophysicist A. Nepakhove, captain G. Ponomarev. Siberia. Taiga landscapes (summer, spring and winter shooting). M. Panov on the hunt. Shoots and kills the squirrel, checks the traps. The farm of black-brown foxes of the Napas fishing farm. IV Gribov at work. Acceptance of furs from hunters. Production processes of logging in one of the timber industry enterprises. Tractor driver N. Slyunkov at work. Timber rafting. The village of timber industry. Hospital. Club. School. Residential buildings. Children are setting the table for dinner in one of the houses. Ob tributary. Boat movement. Geological expedition to find oil on board the boat. Geophysicist A. Nepakhov, boat captain G. Ponomarev. Search work on the river. Imploding works. Compressor installation. Camp of tourists in the taiga, on the banks of the river. Tourists by the lake. The artist A. Ovsyannikova paints a picture from nature. Construction of a hydroelectric power plant.