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Junction of Hennessy and Johnston Roads

Date 1951-1955

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1951

1910s DVRC

Interesting photograph of Des Voeux Road. I don't know the year. On the left hand side is a department store.

Queen's Road near Garden Road

Taikoo Sugar Refinery, Hong Kong (sw08-110)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1934

Photograph by G. Warren Swire. Image courtesy of John Swire & Sons Ltd. and Special Collections, University of Bristol Library (www.hpcbristol.net): https://www.hpcbristol.net/visual/sw29-110

1968 Causeway Bay Roundabout

The photo shows the reinstatement of the Causeway Bay Tram Terminus and the removal of the fountain at the roundabout.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1968
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1975 Pedder Street

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1975

Still a busy street corner. Note the Airlines handled by Jardine Airways at Jardine House. I think the photo also shows the introducttion of the traffic yellow box markings at the junction. 

1963 Des Voeux Road Central

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1963

Wing On owned the buildings on either side of the Liu Chong Hing Bank.

Flooding caused by the 19th July 1926 rainstorm, Des Voeux Road, Hong Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1926

From 

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA16-081. Image from an album in The National Archives referenced as ‘HONG KONG 3. Views of Hong Kong from the 1860s to the 1920s' (CO 1069-446). The round sign on the electricy pole on the left reads: CARS STOP HERE IF REQUIRED. According to the Hong Kong Observatory, the highest record of daily rainfall ever recorded in Hong Kong, is 534.1 millimetres - the 19th July 1926 rainstorm.

Typhoon damage downtown.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

Des Voeux Road/Pedder Street 1972

Think the building on the right is Alexandra House (2nd gen.), then GPO and P&O Building (5th gen.)

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

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