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 between 1950 and 1953 this photograph shows Ng Siew Hock, third son of Ng Boon Huay (owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill), Hiap Chuan Joo Store at No. 516 Balestier Road. This was before the sawmill was built. Title devised by Library staff.
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