Trams by night - 3 (Wanchai), Hong Kong, 1980

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    This is probably "second-best" in this sequence.

    1980 July 17.

    christopher dewolf | urbanphoto.net, and 6 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. timothybrown852 100 months ago | reply

      I love this set of photos! I haven't seen too many photos of my home during this point in time, let alone such fantastic ones! Your China sets are also really nice!

      Good work!

    2. Leroy W. Demery, Jr. 100 months ago | reply

      Thank you; I have more photos of Hong Kong to share (from 1980 and 1983).

    3. shirley@kunming 99 months ago | reply

      any photos of the New Territories of that time?

    4. Leroy W. Demery, Jr. 99 months ago | reply

      Yes, I have many more photos of Hong Kong to share ... but first, I must scan and organize them!

    5. Rick W 99 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Hong Kong on rail, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    6. Rick W 99 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called China Railway (中國鐵路/中国铁路), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    7. ahfa lee 98 months ago | reply

      yes, it s wanchai. the tramway runs along johnston road here. the picture was taken facing east, towards causeway bay. a few steps back where u took the pic, on the left hand side was the former eastern portion of southorn playground. it then transformed to be wanchai mtr station in the early 80s and a new building rose up. on the right hand side, the big 3 characters, 大酒樓 on the neon sign suggest that it s dragongate restaurant, i suppose it remains there today.

    8. timothybrown852 98 months ago | reply

      this would be just coming out of exit a3 of wanchai mtr and facing your left on johnston road (towards causeway bay), am i right?

    9. timothybrown852 98 months ago | reply

      and yes, the dragongate restaurant is still there, i pass by this spot rather often.

    10. minghong 91 months ago | reply

      龍門大酒樓 will be closed at the end of this month.

    11. clarkson_lee 89 months ago | reply

      This is a valuable photo which was taken at Johnston Road, Wanchai:
      1. The restaurant (the neon light at roof top of the tram) has been closed in last year.
      2. The Tram 77 with the Tow Car, H.K. Tramway has been suspended the tow car from 80's because of the noise polluation.

    12. Joseph Tse 77 months ago | reply

      very nice night scene on HK trams!!!

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