"Along the Taidong River in the neighborhood of #Pyongyang are rich veins of anthracite coal, the extent of which is about 32 miles in length and 7.5 miles in width."
Possible location of the mine shown in the photos on a 1946 map and a recent Google Earth image.
And a film depiction of the Japanese attack on #Pyongyang (平壤總攻擊) during the Sino-Japanese War in 1894.
The scene depicts private Harada Jūkichi opening the Hyonmu Gate to Pyongyang Castle, today located in Morangbong Park.
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"Unknown Corners of #Korea: Big Timber on the Tumen and Yalu Rivers," 1919.
"To explore the primeval forest is simply impossible...as soon as one leaves it he is in an entanglement of vines, fallen and dead trees, undergrowth, peat-bogs, mud-holes, & heaven knows what else."
The Astor House, #Shanghai
"Largest, best, and most modern hotel in the Far East. Main dining room seats 500 guests and is electrically cooled...Cuisine unexcelled; service and attention perfect....Rates from $6; special monthly terms."
Forests of #NorthKorea, 1939.
"Among the few forest districts spared the ravages of wholesale deforestation, the most important is the one along the upper reaches of the Yalu and Tumen Rivers on the frontier."
Imperial Japanese plans for "New #Shanghai" from 1939, based on earlier KMT plans for the "Greater City of Shanghai."
From the 1990s, the PRC developed #Pudong into the futuristic cityscape it is today.