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Reclamation off east of Tsim Sha Tsui [????- ]

First guess at an outline for this reclamation, based on the differences between the maps from 1896 and 1920.

Chinarail has written about it at https://gwulo.com/atom/37626

Construction Work on the Kowloon-Canton Railway

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1909

This series of photos shows various operations in connection with the track bed formation for Kowloon-Canton Railway in Kowloon.

Rail Dump Car used for transporting fill to the Hung Hom Bay Reclamation

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1909

Dump Car utilized for the Hung Hom Bay Reclamation in 1909. A huge tract of land was being formed for the Kolwoon-Canton Railway's tracks, the Kowloon terminus as well as siding and a depot

Rail Dump Car at the No.1 Cutting excavation site at Hung Hom

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1909

A  rail Dump Car utilized for the Hung Hom Bay Reclamation in 1909. A huge tract of land was being formed for the Kolwoon-Canton Railway's tracks, the Kowloon terminus as well as siding and a depot.

This particular picture show one car being loaded at the excavation site for a rail cutting at Hung Hom. The fill would then be transported  by rail and dumped into Hung Hom Bay for the KCR Reclamation..

Hung Hom Bay - Reclamation for KCR ( & Electric Power Station)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1909

The scene of the Hung Hom Bay reclamation in 1909 where an extensive tract of land was being reclaimed from the sea for the Kowloon-Canton Railway’s tracks to a Kowloon terminus as well as for a railway depot, sidings and shunting yards. On the left of the photo are two buildings, one with a tall chimney stack, which was the site of Kowloon's first electricity plant, completed in 1903. 

1954 Central view

Shows both Queen's Piers. 

The harbour in front of the older Queen's Pier is not yet reclaimed yet, there will be the Star Ferry Pier (3rd location) in about three year's time.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1954

1956 Central Reclamation

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1956

1956 Central Reclamation

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1956

Hung Hom reclamation

Praya-East-Reclamation-1920s.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1920

Duplicate of sketch map posted previously at https://gwulo.com/atom/30847 . Repeated because a clearer reproduction. 

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