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  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat unloading charcoal into gunny sacks to be transported to shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Moored Chinese junk at Kallang Basin, 1950s [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a moored Chinese junk at Kallang Basin. A partial view of another boat can be seen on the left, while on the right, a small boat or sampan is attached by a rope to the junk. A man standing on the sampan is holding on to the...
  • Four moored boats at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows four large boats moored at Kallang Basin. Small boats or sampans and rafts are attached by ropes to these large boats. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese workers unloading charcoal and firewood at Kallang Basin, 1950s [4]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese men unloading charcoal and firewood from a boat at Kallang Basin. They are using rattan baskets to carry the charcoal and firewood from the boat across the gangplank. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [4]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat getting ready to transport goods in gunny sacks to the shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Moored Chinese junks at Kallang Basin, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese junks lined up in a row at Kallang Basin. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Moored boats at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two large boats moored at Kallang Basin. A small boat or sampan is attached by a rope to the large boat on the left. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sails on Chinese junk at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows open sails on two Chinese junks at Kallang Basin. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boatman ferrying a passenger on his sampan, 1960s

    Economy · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a boatman ferrying a passenger on his sampan. At the bottom of the photograph are inscribed the words "Water taxi Singapore Harbour". Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vessels at entrance to Keppel Harbour, 1950s

    Transportation · Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a small boat and a Chinese junk at the entrance to Keppel Harbour. In the background, on the left is a view of Tanjung Rimau on Pulau Belakang Mati, now known as Sentosa. Other vessels, such as smaller boats and ships can also be seen further beyond,...
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [3]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat getting ready to transport goods in gunny sacks to the shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Moored boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a partial view of the hull of a boat moored at Kallang Basin. Ropes extend from the boat to the river bank, with two of these ropes attached to a pile of flotsam on the right. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [2]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat unloading charcoal into gunny sacks to be transported to shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Moored Chinese junks at Kallang Basin, 1950s [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows several Chinese junks moored at Kallang Basin in groups. A few small boats or sampans are visible nearby. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese workers unloading charcoal and firewood at Kallang Basin, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese men unloading charcoal and firewood from a boat at Kallang Basin. They are using rattan baskets to carry the charcoal from the boat across the gangplank. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats on Singapore River near Empress Place, 1962

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows bumboats moored along Singapore River. Behind the bumboats are buildings in the Empress Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese workers unloading charcoal and firewood at Kallang Basin, 1950s [3]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese men working on a boat at Kallang Basin using small rattan baskets to carry the charcoal and firewood. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat-building at Kallang Basin, 1950s [2]

    Economy · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a boat being built at Kallang Basin. There is a man walking on the boat carrying a tool. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat-building at Kallang Basin, 1950s [3]

    Economy · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a boat being built at Kallang Basin. There are three men working on the inside and the outside of the boat. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat-building at Kallang Basin, 1950s [1]

    Economy · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two men at a boat-building site at Kallang Basin. One of the men is chiselling a piece of plank for the boat. In the background is the boat being built, with another man walking across a gangplank while another is working on the boat. Photograph taken between...
  • Kallang Basin looking towards Singapore town, 1950s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a view of Kallang Basin with the city of Singapore in the background. Sampans, bumboats, and other vessels are visible along the basin. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese workers unloading charcoal and firewood at Kallang Basin, 1950s [2]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese men unloading charcoal and firewood from a boat at Kallang Basin. They are using rattan baskets to carry the charcoal from the boat across the gangplank. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A fleet of Chinese junk at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a fleet of Chinese junks moored at Kallang Basin. Three Chinese men with straw hats are seen on a smaller ship in the foreground. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fishermen on East Coast, mid-1970s [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a view of fishermen at East Coast, between 1974 and 1976, standing in the shallow waters with their sampans close to the shore. Title devised by Library staff.