Reclamation of the channel towards Ice Works starts (will not be finished until 1970/71). <Read more ...>
Video snap from Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 682 - Reel 1 Of 2 - Hong Kong (1968).
Channel Rock at the end of the line of buoys. <Read more ...>
At the bottom left is Central Vehicular Ferry Pier, the eastern temporary berth has already been removed and the area reclaimed. The western temporary berth is still there.
Then two piers (the first one to Shamshuipo and Tai Tok Tsui, trhe second one is the Outlying Islands Ferry Pier), and a double Government Pier.
The place can be seen already where the Rumsey Street car park will built in 1970. <Read more ...>
See https://gwulo.com/node/52758 for details <Read more ...>
Just by chance I found on YouTube a film from 1949 titled Hong Kong Under The Red Shadow Australia's Northern Frontier (1949)
At the end of this short (2:54) film this boundary stone is shown close to Man Kam To bridge. <Read more ...>
At the end of this short (2:54) film a man walks across the bridge. <Read more ...>
Page 3 of the Belfast News-Letter reports the British Army arrived at Hong Kong yesterday: <Read more ...>
1950-02-05 HK Sunday Herald, pg. 2:
C&W office moves into Electra House
The administrative offices of Cable and Wireless moved yesterday from the Gloucester Hotel to their new quarters in Electra House, in Connaught Road.
Starting tomorrow, all administrative work will be undertaken at Electra House. <Read more ...>
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