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Hong Kong - From the Mandarin Oriental - June 1971

Shows reclaimed land in front of Connaught Road.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1971

Ice Works Causeway Bay - Conveyor Belt

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1973

Aerial photographs of the western part of Victoria Park where the Ice Works Causeway Bay (Dairy Farm) were located.

tngan reported that the ice works had a conveyor belt across the canal and further to the seashore.

This is shown in the upper photo from 1968 (merged from two aerial photos that were taken from different angles so that they do not match perfectly). 

1972 Causeway Bay Victoria Park

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1972

1957 Tiger Balm

Victoria Park just finished. 

Below Causeway Road, on the left side of the former Queen's Recreation Grounds, Causeway Bay Camp can be seen.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1957

1956 Progress reclamation KT

Text on Flickr:

The Sacred Hill has almost disappeared. The small garden at the left middle border, containing the Sung Wong Toi stone, is being landscaped. (Source: Noel Hitching RAF)

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

Victoria Harbour shelter & infill in 1992

The breakwaters for the new Yaumati Typhoon shelter are in place already.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1992

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..

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