History of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Development in Hong Kong, Part Three 1971-1983

Hong Kong Telephone Company HK Memory Project

HF: I am afraid I don’t know the source of the following timeline. I would be grateful if someone comes across the origin and notifies me. Further information about or images of any of the subjects or companies mentioned would also be very helpful. I have added supplementary information and sources on a number of subjects where I am able […]

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Ping Shan – proposed airport for Hong Kong – further images

Hugh Farmer: All images have been sent by IDJ with acknowledgements  given for sources where known. RAF Ping Shan c1954 IDJ comments the above  image was originally posted on the The Hong Kong Historical Aircraft Association (HKHAA) website by someone in Australia in 2006. RAF Ping Shan c1954 RAF Ping Shan c1954IDJ adds “I noticed this week [4th Dec 2013] that the […]

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West Brother Island Graphite Mine – Geological Society of HK Field Trip, 1992

Tymon Mellor has pointed us in the direction of an article which includes information about West Brother Graphite Mine published after a field trip to both Brother Islands and Chek Lap Kok in October 1992. Just before then the construction of the airport which irrevocably changed all three including much of the mine’s above surface structures and tailings. The report, titled, […]

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History of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Development in Hong Kong, Part Two 1938-1970

NCR 315 Wikipedia

HF: I do not know the source of the following timeline. I would be grateful if someone comes across the origin and notifies me. Further information about or images of any of the subjects or companies mentioned would also be very helpful. I have added supplementary information and sources on a number of subjects where I am able to so. […]

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Taikoo Sugar Refinery, Aerial Ropeway – further image

Jennifer Lang posted the article, The Aerial Ropeway (1891-1932) and Sanitarium (1893-1932) of the Taikoo Sugar Refinery. Here’s a photograph of the lower ropeway (cableway) station posted on the Taikoo and Kowloon Dock Families facebook site. HF: I have contacted this group’s administrator David Yuill. I would be delighted to hear from any other participants. See: Taikoo and Kowloon Dock Families […]

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History of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Development in Hong Kong, Part One 1871-1931

Wanchai Power Station 1908

HF: I am afraid I do not know the source of the following timeline. I would be grateful if someone comes across the origin and notifies me. Further information about or images of any of the subjects or companies mentioned would also be very helpful. I have added supplementary information and sources on a number of subjects where I am […]

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Shatin Airfield – 1954 article about British Army/RAF use

HF: Shatin Airfield was a small military airfield which had a single concrete runway. It was built in 1949 for use by the British RAF and demolished in the early 1970s as the Shek Kong Airfield was consolidated, and was later re-developed as part of the New Town project for Shatin. The 28th May 1954 edition of Flight magazine contains […]

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