The Hongkong and China Gas Company Ltd / Towngas – 150th Anniversary 2012 – superb photographs

HF: These photographs were included in Towngas 1862-2012: Lighting the Past. Brightening the Future produced to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Hongkong and China Gas / Towngas. This is linked below.

Hongkong and China Gas Company - West Point gas production plant

1864 Views of the company’s first gas production plant and gasholder at West Point Courtesy: Towngas

Hongkong and China Gas Company 1892 First Kowloon works

1892 Kowloon service commenced with commissioning of Jordan Road works Courtesy: Towngas

1922 The completion of the foundations for a new gasholder at the Jordan Road works Courtesy: Towngas

1922 The completion of the foundations for a new gasholder at the Jordan Road works
Courtesy: Towngas

Hongkong and China Gas Company 1934 Staff waiting after the gasholder explosion

1934 Staff waiting to return to work after the serious gasholder explosion at West Point Courtesy: Towngas

See:

  1. Towngas 1862-2012: Lighting the Past. Brightening the Future.
  2. Towngas Press Release 5th June 2012 – 150th Anniversary

Related Indhhk articles:

  1. The Hongkong and China Gas Company Ltd – early history from 1860s
  2. The Hongkong and China Gas Company Ltd – information and images from c1908

 

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