Gansusheng Zhongshan Bridge
Gansu Province

Zhongshanqiao is named “the Zhongshan iron bridge”, “the Yellow River iron bridge”, the old Zhenyuan bridge, located at the shore waterway center-section white Tashan, is called “the world Yellow River first bridge”. it constructs in 1907 (clear Guangxu 33). The project undertakes construction by the German merchants, altogether has spent the silver 306,000 two. The bridge both sides build separately have two big memorial archways made of stone, on engraves “trilateral advantage Jinan” and “nine Qu Anlan”. The bridge

has four pillars, gets down with the cement iron pole, on uses the stone. The arc steel frame arches Liang, was afterward carried on time the strengthening works additionally constructed. in 1919, the iron bridge the flames of war influence, has been interrupted 11 daytimes, latter after repairs, but duplicate passes. in 1942, was commemorates Mr. Sun Yat-Sen to change name as “Zhongshanqiao”, bridge continues to use until now.

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Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7866x3933
Taken: 10/10/2007
Uploaded: 24/02/2009
Updated: 18/06/2014


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