The first bridge over the ten thousand 'li' long Yangzi

Wan li Changjiang diyi qiao
万里长江第一桥
The first bridge over the ten thousand 'li' long Yangzi
1960, December
53x76.5 cm.
PC-1960-002

Festive parade on the bridge over the Yangzi river in Wuhan. The train is carrying a Mao portrait in front. The slogan right above it is about May 1, International Labour Day. A 'li' is approximately half a kilometer.
This is a 1963 impression of the poster published originally in 1960.
Designer Zhang Yuqing would later make a similar poster featuring the Yangzi River Bridge in Nanjing.


The locomotive carrying a Mao portrait.

In the parade, key industrial and agricultural products are shown off: coal, steel, grain, and cotton.

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