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Workers unloading crates from lorry at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows workers unloading crates from a lorry at the sawmill factory. A worker on the lorry is tossing a crate to another on the ground. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Helen Ng Bee Loon


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