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 23 and 24 January 1954 this photograph shows the main factory building at the construction site of the sawmill factory at No. 516 Balestier Road. It is nearly completed. A worker is looking at a partially completed outer wall. Title devised by Library staff.
All rights reserved. Helen Ng Bee Loon, 1954