The balance tank, featuring a series of arches built of granite and red bricks, could be one of the earliest public works of the New Kowloon area, following the lease of the New Territories to Britain in 1898. Photo: Winson Wong The balance tank, featuring a series of arches built of granite and red bricks, could be one of the earliest public works of the New Kowloon area, following the lease of the New Territories to Britain in 1898. Photo: Winson Wong
The balance tank, featuring a series of arches built of granite and red bricks, could be one of the earliest public works of the New Kowloon area, following the lease of the New Territories to Britain in 1898. Photo: Winson Wong
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The balance tank, featuring a series of arches built of granite and red bricks, could be one of the earliest public works of the New Kowloon area, following the lease of the New Territories to Britain in 1898. Photo: Winson Wong The balance tank, featuring a series of arches built of granite and red bricks, could be one of the earliest public works of the New Kowloon area, following the lease of the New Territories to Britain in 1898. Photo: Winson Wong
The balance tank, featuring a series of arches built of granite and red bricks, could be one of the earliest public works of the New Kowloon area, following the lease of the New Territories to Britain in 1898. Photo: Winson Wong
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