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Son of the owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill and Manager of Lion Limited among planks in 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 Ng Siew Hoo, second son of the owner of the sawmill factory and R. Toplis, Manager of Lion Limited at the sawmill factory. Toplis is in a long-sleeved white shirt with a dark-coloured tie and Ng is on his left. They are standing among planks in the factory. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Helen Ng Bee Loon


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