Familiar Scene

香港和中國大陸 Hong Kong & China

Among Canadian Pacific's albums



  • Chasing the Galaxie

    Highway 80 (Victoria Street East) west of Boyne Street, New Tecumseth (Alliston), Ontario. Vintage Galaxie.

  • Swire's Coke

    A Mercedes-Benz Coca-Cola delivery truck in Hong Kong. Swire Bottling, part of the Swire Pacific Ltd. conglomerate (in turn part of John Swire & Sons) is an important part of the worldwide Coca-Cola bottling and distribution system. Swire owns the right…

  • Cantonese Colonnaded Architecture (Also Announcing the Launch of the Zwilling J.A. Henckels Photo Group)

    I can't remember where I took this photo, probably Canton Road or Shanghai Street in Mongkok, Kowloon. Interestingly, both the Britons and the Chinese used colonnaded architectural designs in Hong Kong extensively up to the 1950s. This is a very typical…


  • Hong Kong Police Car

    Hong Kong Police Airport Unit

  • Mix of Residences and Industries

    Due to the lack of space, light industries, commerce and residences often mix in Hong Kong. A complete separation is impossible. While walking to a restaurant for breakfast, we walked by a sheet metal dealer that was making a delievery. A grapple truck…

  • Watch For Us!

    Due to the lack of space, light industries, commerce and residences often mix in Hong Kong. A complete separation is impossible. While walking to a restaurant for breakfast, we walked by a sheet metal dealer that was making a delievery. A grapple truck…


  • Wong Tai Sin Temple Gardens

    By the way, there's actually detailed info on Wong Tai Sin Temple, in English. The temple's web site is also in both Chinese and English. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wong_Tai_Sin_Templ e

  • JMC Truck

    A Chinese truck with a double cab. JMC stands for Jiangling Motors Corp. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiangling_Motors

  • Overloaded Truck

    A FAW truck, which probably stands for First Automotive Works. In its Communist days, the heavy-duty trucks within the FAW group used to be branded Jie Fang, or Liberation trucks. My uncle told me somthing funny, well, not funny. Apparently you see seve…


  • Armed escort, please do not approach!

    In North America we call this an armoued truck or van. In China they translated it as "armed escort." Rather hilarious, it sounds like a prostitute with a gun.

  • UPS China Delivery Van


  • 2 + 1 Chassis

    Unusual dual-steering 2 + 1 axle design.


  • Mercedes-Benz Van


  • 陕汽德龙 F2000 Shaanxi Automobile Cement Mixer


  • Roofs



  • Bank of Communications Armored Van


  • Old Hall

    I haven't posted photos for a while due to a debilitating lower back injury. I think I pulled my lower back muscles one week ago doing the most mundane tasks: pulling weeds out of the backyard or perhaps I over did my shoulder and back exercise. I'm seein…

  • Inner Garden

    Gate to the Inner Garden. I haven't posted photos for a while due to a debilitating lower back injury. I think I pulled my lower back muscles one week ago doing the most mundane tasks: pulling weeds out of the backyard or perhaps I over did my shoulder a…


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