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Building the People's Republic (1949-1956)

Yang Ziqiang a.o. - Building the Tianlan railway
Designers: Yang Ziqiang (杨自强); Huang Naiyuan (黄乃源); Sun Yisheng (孙宜生); Liu Ping (刘苹)
1952, November
Building the Tianlan railway
Xiutong Tianlan tielu (修通天蓝铁路)
Publisher: Xibei renmin chubanshe (西北人民出版社)
Size: 55x73 cm.
Call number: BG E16/633 (IISH collection)

Building railways has a high priority. The two men below right in the brown suits are Soviet engineers, sent to China to help build up the infrastructure and industry.
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See also:
Early industrialization
Foreign friends: Soviet Union