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Kai Tak airport area

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1924

Copied from Plate 4-4 in Mapping Hong Kong, which notes the original source as "1924 - A revised colour printing of the War Office 8 inch series".

Kai Tak airport area

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1902

Old RAF Hangar at Tai Hom / Diamond Hill [????- ]

This hangar was mentioned in the 'Japanese pillbox at Diamond Hill' place, but deserves its own entry. It is clear to see on the satellite photo above.

Here are the notes so far:

A recent copy of HK magazine had an article 'Tearing up the town' about historical areas that may be redeveloped and disappear. Their description of Tai Hom Village, Diamond Hill says:

Japanese Pillbox at Diamond Hill [????- ]

The above map for this place isn't accurate, as I'm not sure exactly where it is. [Update Jun 2008: The location is accurate now, confirmed by this map from the HKHAA.] This week's HK magazine has an article 'Tearing up the town' about historical areas that may be redeveloped and disappear. Their description of Tai Hom Village, Diamond Hill says:

1960s Hong Kong

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Old Kai Tak

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

Photo courtesy of Greg Fripp: "Old kai tak (before the advanced long runway)".

Old Kai Tak

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950
Places shown in this photo: 

Photo courtesy of Greg Fripp

Old Kai Tak

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950
Places shown in this photo: 
Photo courtesy of Greg Fripp

Old Kai Tak

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950
Places shown in this photo: 

Photo courtesy of Greg Fripp

Old Kai Tak

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950
Places shown in this photo: 

Photo courtesy of Greg Fripp

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