Daily Archives: April 2, 2014


PHOTOGRAPHY – Exploring Ma On Shan’s Abandoned Iron Mine Complex 2

Between 1906 and 1976, Ma On Shan was home to a booming iron ore mine…

Ma On Shan Mine

via industrialhistoryhk.org

An expert team from HK URBEX explored the underground network last month…

Raw iron ore was once transported to a processing plant 200 metres from the coast on what was the city’s first electric tram.


HISTORY – A New Kowloon Walled City 15-min Documentary & Book 3

Diana Jou and Lara Day of the Wall Street Journal have produced a new 15-minute documentary about the Kowloon Walled City. Once the densest place on Earth, the colourful, maze-like hotbed of of ‘crime, grime, commerce and hope’ was torn down 20 years ago…

Below are shots from ‘City of Darkness: Life in Kowloon Walled City‘ – a photobook by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot.

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The duo are planning an expanded, follow-up edition…