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Victoria Park 1968

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1968

Reclamation of the channel towards Ice Works starts (will not be finished until 1970/71).

Channel Rock 1968

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1968

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.

Ferry Piers Central/Sheung Wan 1968

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1968

Video snap from Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 682 - Reel 1 Of 2 - Hong Kong (1968).

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.

1907-09-20 HKT p.2 Amy Gillan

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1907

1940-06-04 HKDP p.5 Kwan Lai-Chun

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1940

1875-08-14 HKDP p.2 Yun Ayee

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1875

No. 8a Boundary Stone (1898)

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1949

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.

Bailey bridge at Man Kam To 1949

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949

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 a man walks across the bridge.

13 Sep 1945, Additional notes

Book / Document: 
Date(s) of events described: 
Thu, 1945-09-13

Page 3 of the Belfast News-Letter reports the British Army arrived at Hong Kong yesterday:

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C&W office moves into Electra House

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

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.

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