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Rail Dump Car at the No.1 Cutting excavation site at Hung Hom

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Rail Dump Car at the No.1 Cutting excavation site at Hung Hom

A  rail Dump Car utilized for the Hung Hom Bay Reclamation in 1909. A huge tract of land was being formed for the Kolwoon-Canton Railway's tracks, the Kowloon terminus as well as siding and a depot.

This particular picture show one car being loaded at the excavation site for a rail cutting at Hung Hom. The fill would then be transported  by rail and dumped into Hung Hom Bay for the KCR Reclamation..

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Thursday, July 1, 1909
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