This 1967 photograph shows Kreta Ayer road, lined by a row of houses. Meaning Water Cart Road in Malay, Kreta Ayer Road was thus named as it was commonly plied by bullock carts carrying water in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.