Interview and writing: Li Yingying Research editor: Zhongwei Center Local Creation Working Group The train arrived at Gongliao Station, walked through the underpass, and then crossed the slow Shuangxi along the bridge to arrive at Gongliao Old Street, which was once the most prosperous in the area. In the early years, Gongliao Street arranged the process of local residents from birth to death.
There were various types of shops, both a vegetable market and a department store. However, with the changes of the times and the migration photo background removing of the population, there are only scattered shops on the street. Grocery stores, pharmacies, old-fashioned barbershops, and a year-round old clinic serve old settlements that are dominated by seniors living alone. Renovating an old house to set up a bookstore, which unexpectedly led to the creation of an old street Just like the fate of remote villages all over Taiwan, Gongliao Township, located in the Lishan and Caspian Sea, used to provide all the daily necessities of life in the past—cutting wood and charcoa.
Fishing for shrimps in streams, mining coal, cutting bamboo and weaving as utensils , terraced fields to grow rice, etc., all kinds of agriculture, fishery and mining flourished until the rise of petrochemical industry and industry, most parents hope that their children can change the social class through education, so a large number of fourth, fifth and sixth graders flock to the city to study and Work, Gongliao and the surrounding towns and villages gradually moved towards withering. However, in the past two years, Gongliao Street has changed slightly. Several old houses have been replaced with new styles, and various issues have been quietly fermented among the settlements. The team that originally invested in local creation work in Guanxi Old Street, Hsinchu, came to Gongliao in the northeast corner in 2018, and rented an old house on the street as a "Gongliao Old St