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KCR (British Section) Kitson 2-6-4 Locomotive

The "Peak" Tram

Clearer view on 2nd generation Richmond house during demolition.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2000

MTR planning study 1967

Interesting excerpts from the 60s study here: http://www.hkitalk.net/HKiTalk2/thread-885346-1-1.html

Unidentied KCR railway scene

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

Canton-Kowloon Railway poster

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1935
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The railway's title in the poster is the reverse to that with it was commonly known in Hong Kong until its takeover by the MTR in recent years. One building depicted looks more Japanese/Korean than Chinese so the poster designer may have been from overseas and never set foot in China.

Fei Express into Kowloon from Canton - New Territories in background

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937

Looking north-east from Signal Hill, across Chatham Road.

Taipo Belle: The fastest motor coach in China

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1935
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One of several shots of the railway that James took from the top of Signal Hill.

Locomotive passing Chatham Road Camp [1946-1977]

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1940
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Lai Chi Kok Amusement Park Monorail

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1989
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1980 KCR Clocktower

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Looking rather lonely after all the station buildings had been demolished.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1981
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