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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1905

Arnold Wright, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo inside the book "Twentieth century impressions of Hong-kong, Shanghai, and other Treaty Ports of China" by Wright, Arnold

Shows the upper terminus and the Tramway Managers House, no roof above the tracks. Date estimated to 1905.

Tramway Managers House or Tramway Station House [1893-????]

Date Place completed: 
c.1893-12-21 (Month is approximate)

The Tramway Managers House, also known as the Tramway Station House, was built on Rural Building Lot (RBL) 80 situated adjacent to, and just down the track from, the Engine House at the Upper Terminus of the Peak Tram, as shown in this extract from a 1924 map.

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