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near_the_royal_hong_kong_yacht_club

Taken from the causeway to Kellet Island.

More Jardine Matheson Buildings on the left.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1956

1936 Typhoon scene 1

Fallen tree near the Causeway Bay Tram Station.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1936

Percival Street 1980

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

Ice Works Causeway Bay - Conveyor Belt

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1973

Aerial photographs of the western part of Victoria Park where the Ice Works Causeway Bay (Dairy Farm) were located.

tngan reported that the ice works had a conveyor belt across the canal and further to the seashore.

This is shown in the upper photo from 1968 (merged from two aerial photos that were taken from different angles so that they do not match perfectly). 

Victoria Park Soccer Pitch 2017

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2017

Victoria Park Soccer Pitch and Children's Playground. In the back is (from right to left) Park Lane Hotel, Windsor Plaza, and Lok Sing Centre.

告士打道運河_Gloucester_Road_Canal,_1950s-1960s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

From Wikimedia Commons (public domain)

Text on Wikimedia:

This canal laid between the Victoria Park and Paterson Street, allowing the vessels to reach the Dairy Farm Ice and Cold Storage Company.
It was open until 1971 and later reclaimed to be the Gloucester Road in the present day.

 

ice works 1950s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1952

Cropped from 1950s Causeway Bay

Shows the Ice Works at Causeway Bay and (probably) a large white cold storage building.

Reclamation for Victoria Park started already, note the line with the limits of the canal that was left non-reclaimed. 

Ice Works of the Hongkong Ice Company 1900s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1900

Ice Works Causeway Bay [c.1874-c.1972]

Date Place completed: 
c.1874-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1972-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

For details see Hongkong Ice Company, Ltd.

In about 1874, the factory started ice production with its first machine at Causeway Bay (Great George Street at the praya). The company was sold to Messrs. Jardine, Matheson & Co in 1879. 

Gloucester Road and Causeway Bay 1980

This is almost a panorama image (from two separate photos on Flickr) with a bit missing in the centre. I think it was taken from the pedestrian crossing over Gloucester Road at Percival Street. It shows the junction with the Cross Harbour Tunnel looking east.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

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