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Workers unloading 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 workers unloading crates. A worker on a lorry is tossing a crate to another on a stack of crates on the ground. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Helen Ng Bee Loon

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