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Son of owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill with four business associates observing worker



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 Ng Siew Hoo, second son of the owner of the sawmill factory with four business associates, three Caucasians and one Asian, at the factory. Ng is second from the right. They are observing a worker seen partially in the foreground. Some "Tiger" crates can be seen in the background on the left. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Helen Ng Bee Loon

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