This 1982 photograph shows a tree-lined Punggol Road (northwards from near St Xavier's Seminary), with an electric pole along the roadside. Punggol, also spelt Ponggol, means "hurling sticks - a method of bringing down fruits off fruit trees - in Malay. This indicates that Ponggol was a renowned fruit-growing district. Title devised by Library staff.
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