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Mail distribution tower

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1963

Cropped from The reclamation project in Central 1963

A bridge from the General Post Office to a tower at the waterfront. Probably used for mail transport to and from the post office using a (the) Mail Boat. I've created a place for it.

1945 Central, Sheung Wan to Sai Ying Pun Piers (annotated)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1945

tram ride 1967

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1967

Film still from this film.

Unfortunately ends a few seconds too early to show Nanyang Hotel completely. Wing Lok Pier on the right.

Wing_Lok_Street_Wharf_1925

The name of the pier can be read, the name of the company is a bit difficult. However, I think it reads: Hong Kong, Canton and Macao Steamboat Company.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1925

1920s Western point waterfront

Shows Harbour office (4th generation), Wing On Department Store and Hong Kong Macau Ferry Wharf (second generation) .

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1920

Jardine's Wharf [1885-1981]

Date Place completed: 
c.1885-12-01 (Day is approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1981-05-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

The China Mail 1885-10-03 

Pottinger Street Pier [1898-c.1965]

Date Place completed: 
c.1898-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1965-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Located at Connaught Road opposite to the end of Pottinger Street.

The Public Works Report for 1898 refers:

Sheung Wan piers (annotated) 1927

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1927

cropped from 1927 Sheung Wan Waterfront and piers annotated (names taken from the 1945 map on Gwulo).

SHAMSHUIPO TO WESTERN-New Ferry Service-HK Sunday Herald

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950

YAUMATI-WANCHAI Ferry Service Starts-HK Sunday Herald

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949

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