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side chamber

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2012
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Entrance/Exit

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2012
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Jardine's Lookout Tunnel SW slope [????- ]

This is a tunnel system believed to be built by the Japanese in WWII, i first visited it back in 2004

The Location and Getting There

It is to the south-west from the summit of Jardine's Lookout, next to a footpath which leads down to the two PB JLO1 and JLO2.

To get there i started from the AA site of HKVDC in Wong Ngai Chung Gap and followed the catch water towards JLO2. Took the stairs up JLO2 then continue pass the summer cottage, which passes a small tunnel mentioned here http://gwulo.com/node/2560

Kai Tack Motor Bus Co (1926) Ltd-Timetable

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1934

Its interesting to see that the USRC (United Services Recreation Club) is listed as a fare-stage at this time

1962 Hawker Hunter Crash

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

The Hawker Hunter pilot was featured in the SCMP on 18 December 1962

1962 Hawker Hunter Crash

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

The pilot of the Hawker Hunter was featured in the SCMP on 12 December 1962

1928 Kai Tak airfield

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1928

A segment from a Crown Lands Office 1928 map of the Kai Tak area. Over time the layout in the triangle next to the airfield nullah seems to have had streets added.

1930s Kai Tak hangar fire

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930
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Bamboo matshed Hangar fires were common before the permanent steel hangar was built for the RAF at the eastern end of the airport.

RAF Officer's Mess 1936

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1936
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The RAF officer's Mess sits above the other RAF quarters and installations. As seen through the main entrance gate.

RAF Officer's Mess 1935

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1935
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RAF Officer's Mess in 1935. Unfortunately only a photocopy image is available

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