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Tsing Yi Power Station (1970's)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1970

Uploaded with kind permission from Gammon Construction Limited, Hong Kong. The power station is one of their projects.

Double deck vehicular ferry at the Shell oil depot on Tsing Yi

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2016

Tsing Yi Power Station [1966-1998]

Date Place completed: 
c.1966-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
1998-11-15

Construction of the Tsing Yi Power Plant started in 1966, the first turbine was commissioned in April 1969. It was oil fired, a tank farm was built next to it. From 1968 onwards, five chimneys were set up. During the 1970's and 1970's, the plant (together with the Hok Yuen Plant) produced electricity for Kowloon and the New Territories, sometimes for Mainland China. 

Sunset view from Victoria Peak 1980 (2)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

This image was taken from Victoria Peak in north-westerly direction. It is similar to http://gwulo.com/atom/23873, but taken a bit later (I think shortly after sunset).

Oil Depots on both sides of Rambler Channel

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1983
Places shown in this photo: 

At the foreground is NE of Tsing Yi Island.  In the middle, is CRC Oil Depot on Nga Ying Chau.   At the left background is Tsuen Wan Town and Fuk Loi Housing Estate is at the far end.  At the right is the Texaco Oil Depot. Rambler Channel is between the two oil depots.  This photo from public library was probably taken in 1980s.

1966 Tsing Yi

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1966
Photo courtesy of Peter Lisle-Taylor
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