Looks like a special occasion - all the red signs! <Read more ...>
Shanghai Street between Kansu and Pak Hoi, looking south. The car is a 1959 Chevrolot. The licence plate might help refine the date of this photo.
Source: uwants.com - post #2536 by user dire398 - http://www.uwants.com/viewthread.php?tid=14833421&page=170#pid219416187 <Read more ...>
This is the original location of the shop 老實公司 Lo Shut (i.e. Honest) Company from 1926 to 1988.
The shop moved to Reclamation Street in 1988 and closed in 2010.
Here are some links to further info: http://www.hkmemory.org/old-shops/text/index.php?p=home&catId=43&photoNo=0 ; https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%80%81%E5%AF%A6%E5%85%AC%E5%8F%B8 <Read more ...>
You can clearly see the remaining structure of the pumping station, once the engineers office and now associated with the nearby Cantonese opera held at Yau Ma Tei theatre. Funny to think they were going to tear it down because no one knew what the original purpose of the building was... There's no date given but I'd guess c.1900.I wonder if the AMO has even seen this photo - from UK national archives... <Read more ...>
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