If there had been color film in the late 19th century USA we would have seen carnage like this as we began to climb the curve of industrialization, ordinary people routinely killed by trains, etc. Except we had democracy and were able to enact laws that led to greater public safety.
The Chinese have a long way to go before their economic take-off can become safe and clean as well as fast.
These images are remote indeed from the glittering skyline of Pudong.
I look at these and I think that the Chinese have a lot on their plate.