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The Peak-Barker Road tram station-1921

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1921

Activity at tram station.

Sedan Chair coolies waiting for customers, possibly to the signposted VICTORIA HOSPITAL 

Sedan Chairs, Rickshaws, and launches

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

Detail cropped from this photo: http://gwulo.com/node/17826

c.1900 Peak Hotel

Where: We're looking across at the Peak Hotel, where the Peak Galleria stands today. You can just make out its name on the corner of the building:

Peak Hotel & Upper Tram Terminus

The building on the left is the upper terminus for the Peak Tram. The clouds of smoke and steam come from the

Sedan Chairs, The Peak, 1938

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1938

These sedan chairs appear to be exactly the same type shown in David's picture. I hope the passengers came up The Peak in the tram rather than being carried up from town. They are an Air France crew visiting after a flight from Hanoi.

1930s Upper Peak Tram Chair Shelter

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930
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