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On the road in Tangshan


Dwarfed by nearby Beijing and Tianjin, oft-overlooked Tangshan has played an important role in China’s modern history. The birthplace of heavy industry in China, Tangshan is home to one of China’s first large coal mines, founded in 1878, and the country’s first railway, which was completed in 1881. Ever since, Tangshan has been one of China’s leading coal and steel manufacturers. Coal and steel have been singled out by the government as the top targets of the country’s drive to...

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