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 1953 this photograph shows a "Red Lion" crate. Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill factory was the sole manufacturer of "Red Lion" crates. A "Red Lion" bottle is placed on the crate. Title devised by Library staff.
All rights reserved. Helen Ng Bee Loon, 1953