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KCR-Taipo Belle over 60 mph on trial run

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

This HK Telegraph report gives more details about the vehicle than the other newspapers.

Poster-KCR-steam-locomotive-K2-project-not-what it seems to be

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2018

Not what it seems to be

A derivation of this image appeared as posters on the pavement-side wooden walls around the K2 construction site at Tsim Sha Tsui in 2018.

Hung Hom-KCR tracks to dockyard via Baker Street-bottom left -behind the bus

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1958

The faint railway tracks on the road to the dockyard heading down Baker Street can just be seen in the image.

ZOOM in-Just behind the bus and car.

Construction Work on the Kowloon-Canton Railway

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1909

This series of photos shows various operations in connection with the track bed formation for Kowloon-Canton Railway in Kowloon.

Rail Dump Car used for transporting fill to the Hung Hom Bay Reclamation

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1909

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

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

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1909

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..

Hung Hom Bay - Reclamation for KCR ( & Electric Power Station)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1909

The scene of the Hung Hom Bay reclamation in 1909 where an extensive tract of land was being reclaimed from the sea for the Kowloon-Canton Railway’s tracks to a Kowloon terminus as well as for a railway depot, sidings and shunting yards. On the left of the photo are two buildings, one with a tall chimney stack, which was the site of Kowloon's first electricity plant, completed in 1903. 

1910 Opening of the Kowloon-Canton Railway

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1910

The tracks of the KCR were initially on Salisbury Road.

KCR Hall-Scott Motor Coach - Passenger Compartments

Each coach could accommodate between 60 and 80 passengers depending on whether configured for a combination 1st and 2nd Class or 2nd and 3rd class passenger seats.

Hall-Scott- Motor Coach with Trailer

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1922

Each  powered car also came with a matching unpowered trailer coach. These units could also be connected up and towed by steam-locomotive passenger trains

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