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HK border in NT.#1 photo JPG

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HK border in NT.#1 photo JPG

Re: The photos and current discussion on the NT Pagoda (Tsui Sing Lau ??)

- this 'still' frame is from the same 8mm film and was taken just prior to the footage of the pagoda, if not the same day then probably the same week in 1948.

I am presuming it is a crossing somewhere on the border  - does anyone know?

(I've uploaded another two photos of the same building and fencing.)

Suziepie

 

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Saturday, February 14, 1948

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If it is a crossing, the best known crossing is at Lo Wu: 
http://gwulo.com/node/9944

Though the photos we have aren't clear enough to give a firm match.

Given the Union Jack that is flying it should be some sort of government building. I wondered if it's a police station, given the sturdy fence around it. My first thought was the Pat Heung police station: http://gwulo.com/node/22571

However the ledge that sticks out from the wall doesn't match, so it can't be that.

Regards, David

If Roland Brooks was the Deputy Chief Fire Officer it would fit in easily for him to visit fire stations.

Perhaps we should be looking for barbed wire fences around fire stations, starting with the NT?