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Workers and lorry with crates 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 five workers with a lorry used for transporting crates. One worker is standing on the lorry while two are at the back of the vehicle. The remaining two workers are at a stack of crates Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Helen Ng Bee Loon

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