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In Pics: Changsha Changes over the Past Seven Decades

Updated: 2019-08-27

In recent years, great changes have taken place in Changsha in the following:
-High-speed railways extend in all directions and have changed the way people travel;
-The “economies of scale” has broken boundaries between cities;
-Remarkable achievements have been made in protecting the Xiangjiang River;
-Changsha is becoming a pretty home with blue skies, greenbelts, and clean water; and,
-The city is becoming more pleasing to the eye.

Here is a collection of Changsha old and new photos that will take you back in time and witness the city's changing history.


In 2009, Changsha South Railway Station is under construction on vegetable fields at Lituo Township, Yuhua District. (Photo/Lu Qixing)


In 2009, Changsha South Railway Station is under construction. (Photo/Lu Qixing)


In 2017, Changsha South Railway Station is to be built into the largest high-speed railway hub in the central China. (Photo/Lu Qixing)


In 2017, high-rise buildings stand around the Changsha South Railway Station which has convenient transportation. (Photo/Lu Qixing)


The photo, taken in 2018, shows the Changsha South Railway Station. (Photo/Lu Qixing)


The photo, taken in 2018, shows the Changsha South Railway Station. (Photo/Lu Qixing)


In 2019, a thriving business district is taking shape at Changsha South Railway Station. (Photo/Lu Qixing)


In June 1996, a temporary bridge (today’s Guitanghe Bridge of the Changsha Avenue) linking Gaoqiao Village and Daqiao Village crossed the Guitang River. (Photo/Wang Ji)

The photo, taken in July 2017, shows the Guitanghe Bridge of the Changsha Avenue. The Guitang River flows northwards from Changsha Avenue to Renmin East Road. (Photo/Wang Ji)


The photo shows Guitang River changes. (Photo/Wang Ji)

The photo, taken in 2012, shows a polluted Yanghu Wetland. (Photo/Lu Qixing)


In 2017, Yanghu Wetland Park has clean water and green trees after treatment, making it a good place for Changsha citizens to relax. (Photo/Lu Qixing)


On November 19, 2010, the Xiangjiang River was in its dry season. Water levels were a record low exposing the Orange Isle river channel bed. (Photo/Lu Qixing)


The Changsha Xiangjiang Navigation-power Junction Project helps solve urban water supply and improve navigation capacity during the dry season. On April 29, 2016, the Xiangjiang Cup International Regatta was held in Changsha. (Photo / Lu Qixing)

Source: enghunan.gov.cn