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1978 Central GPO

GPO pier for mail boats.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1978

1973 Connaught Bldg

Shows the extended bridge (with a conveyor belt) to the (then) new sea shore.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1973

GPO Mail distribution bridge and tower [c.1955-c.1977]

Date Place completed: 
c.1955-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1977-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Bridge from the General Post Office to a tower at the waterfront across Connaught Road. The tower was located at the waterfront and was likely used for mail transport to and from the post office using a (the) Mail Boat. 

Mail distribution tower

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

Cropped from The reclamation project in Central 1963

A bridge from the General Post Office to a tower at the waterfront. Probably used for mail transport to and from the post office using a (the) Mail Boat. I've created a place for it.

General Post Office

Probably 1971, when the construction of Jardine House started. 

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1971

General PostOffice & Government Offices - Central - 1905

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1905

Caption: FRONT ELEVATION OF NEW GOVERNMENT OFFICES, PEDDER·ST.,

Scan of Architech's drawing reproduced in "The Far Eastern Review" in July 1905 when the building was under construction

General-Post-Office-Details of Entrance and a Gable

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1905

Scan of Architech's drawing reproduced in "The Far Eastern Review" in July 1905 when the building was under construction. This drawing shows details of the main entrance and a gable.

General PostOffice & Government Offices - Floor Plans

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1905

Scan of Architech's drawing reproduced in "The Far Eastern Review" in July 1905 when the building was under construction . These are plans of the intended layout of the Ground and 1st Floors.

GPO

Date is a guess

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