The Yellow River Iron Bridge: Screws from Europe
The first bridge across the Yellow River #Yellow River Iron Bridge is also known as: Zhongshan Bridge, one of Lanzhou's most important landmark buildings, is also, the Yellow River's first true bridge, with a history of over 100 years. # The 100-year-old Iron Bridge# was built during the Westernization Movement during the late Qing Dynasty. The construction was proposed by Zuo Zongtang, and was supervised by Sheng Yun, the successor Governor of the Shaanxi and Gansu Provinces. It not only applied German engineering design, but was also built using steel and screws imported from Europe.