A Bailey bridge in Kam Tsin Wai, in Hong Kong’s New Territories. Photo: Jason Wordie
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Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

From Hong Kong to Nepal, Bailey bridges have helped build communities

  • Quick and easy to erect, the bridges are credited with helping the Allied forces win World War II
  • Hong Kong’s Bailey bridges were mainly built by Gurkhas, often with funding from the Kadoorie family
A Bailey bridge in Kam Tsin Wai, in Hong Kong’s New Territories. Photo: Jason Wordie
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