The film sketch tells about Gleb Maksimilianovich Krzhizhanovsky (1872 - 1959) - a leader of the revolutionary movement in Russia, Lenin's closest friend, Soviet statesman and politician, energy scientist. Spring, Zhigulevskie mountains, Volga. Young people on the banks of the Volga are throwing stones into the water, their bicycles are lying nearby. The boys run along the sandy bank of the Volga. Motor ships sail along the Volga. Courtyard of one of the Kuibyshev schools, children are playing during recess. Historian L.V. Khramkov reads aloud the autobiography of G.M. Krzhizhanovsky. Views of the central part of Kuibyshev. The movement of vehicles along Kuibyshev Street (formerly Dvoryanskaya). City Park named after Gorky. Monument to G.M. Krzhizhanovsky in the courtyard of the Locomotive depot named after G.M. Krzhizhanovsky. House near the depot where G.M. Krzhizhanovsky lived. A passenger train travels along the railroad tracks. A freight train is going by. The dam of the Kuibyshevskaya hydroelectric power station, vehicles are traveling across the bridge.