The typhoon of 20 August 1927 brought down the HK and Kowloon Taxicab Company's Garage on Salisbury Road near the KCR Terminus. About 20 cars and half a dozen motor cycles were in the garage at the time of the disaster.Extensive damage was caused. HK Telegraph 22 August 1927 refers.
In 1928, foundation work for a new motor garage for Alex. Ross & Co. Ltd had begun on the same site. HK Daily Press 2 July 1928 refers. The one storey building would be completed around 1929.
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