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China Ligne de Lunghai. Album des monuments antiques le long du Lunghai. With 40 photographs. o.o., o.d. (c. 1930-1960). Lwd. Cf. the copy of the National Art Library (only copy available) (here dated to the 1960s.) The Longhai Railway is an important arterial east-west railway in China. It runs from Lianyungang, Jiangsu on the Yellow Sea to Lanzhou, Gansu through the provinces of Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan, Shaanxi and Gansu over a total length of 1,759 km. The Longhai Line is one of the busiest Chinese railways. The Longhai Railway was built by four different Chinese governments over the course of half a century: Qing Dynasty, Beiyang Government, Nationalist Republican Government and the Communist Government of the People's Republic. With 40 matted silver prints, 39 unnumbered leaves, corner mounted on thick black paper, recto only, printed tissue guards with Chinese & French text, publisher's sewn black cloth, upper cover bloc-ked in gilt and titled in Chinese & French, 2 tissue guards missing, others with loss or short tears to some mounts. - National Art Library (only copy traceable) date this to the 1960's ! The Longhai railway is a major arterial east-west railway in China. It runs from Lianyungang, Jiangsu on the Yellow Sea to Lanzhou, Gansu through the provinces of Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan, Shaanxi and Gansu covering a total length of 1.759 km. The Longhai Line is one of the busiest Chinese railways. The Longhai Railway was built over the course of half a century by four different governments of China: Qing Dynasty, Beiyang Government, Nationalist Republican government and the Communist government of the People's Republic. The first section of the railway, entirely within Henan, from Kaifeng to Luoyang was built from 1905 to 1909 by a venture between the Qing Dynasty and a Belgian joint-stock company backed by France and Russia. This line, known as the Bianliang - Luoyang Rail- way, began operation on January 1,

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