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  • Public Works' Department worker carrying out roadwork, 1962 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Public Works' Department worker driving a steam roller to level the road in front of a private house. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Construction of roadside drains, 1960s

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers at a roadside working on the construction of drains along the road. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Public Works' Department workers carrying out roadwork, 1962 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Public Works' Department workers carrying out roadworks. One of the workers is driving a bulldozer while a few workers look on. On the left of the photograph, there is a parked van, a bus and a few more onlookers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple refurbishing operation, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph shows a female construction worker, squatting on a wooden scaffolding working on the tiles of the temple gateway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple refurbishing operation, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph shows a construction worker sitting on a wooden scaffolding doing tiling work on a Chinese temple gateway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Construction of Development Bank of Singapore building [87 of 118]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a general view of the DBS Building construction site, with a wooden staircase on the foreground leading to the upper floor where there are numerous workers working among the building materials. Dated 21 July 1971, the...
  • Construction of Development Bank of Singapore building [17 of 118]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a close-up view of the bored piles used in the construction of the DBS Building north foundation pier. Construction workers are seen at the bottom in knee-length mud. Dated 2 May 1970, the rear of the...
  • Construction of Development Bank of Singapore building [86 of 118]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows an aerial view of the DBS Building construction site, with numerous construction workers working on the floor among the steel reinforcement bars and columns. Dated 21 July 1971, the rear of the photograph also bears the...
  • Construction of Development Bank of Singapore building [91 of 118]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a close-up view of the of the top floor of the DBS Building which is under construction. Numerous workers are seen reinforcing the concrete floor. A partial view of the Singapore Conference Hall and Trade Union...
  • Construction of Development Bank of Singapore building [85 of 118]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows an aerial view of the DBS Building construction site, showing numerous construction workers on the concrete slabs that are half-covered with steel reinforcement bars and cages. The ground level exterior of the building along the road...
  • Construction of Development Bank of Singapore building [53 of 118]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a few construction workers drilling the top of bored piles used in the construction of the DBS Building north foundation pier. Dated 1 November 1970, the rear of the photograph also bears the chop of Wong...
  • Construction of Development Bank of Singapore building [54 of 118]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a close-up view of a construction worker drilling the top of the bored piles used in the construction of the DBS Building south foundation pier. Dated 1 November 1970, the rear of the photograph also bears...
  • Construction of Development Bank of Singapore building [89 of 118]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows an aerial view of the of the DBS Building which is under construction, with numerous workers on site. The Singapore Conference Hall and Trade Union House and the seafront is visible in the background. Dated 20...
  • Construction of Development Bank of Singapore building [65 of 118]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows the top view of the DBS Building south foundation pier, with construction workers working near the surface of the pier. Dated 2 January 1971, the rear of the photograph also bears the chop of Wong Commercial...
  • Construction of Development Bank of Singapore building [50 of 118]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a construction worker drilling the top of the bored piles used in the construction of the DBS Building south foundation pier. Dated 1 October 1970, the rear of the photograph also bears the chop of Wong...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [114]

    Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows workers on a plot of unlevelled construction site. A small piece of equipment resembling a pump is seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Colonial-style building in Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the exterior view of a double-storey white colonial-style building in Lorong Buangkok. It has a pitched roof and rows of windows in the upper storey. A small pickup truck with workers from a construction company is parked on a tiled pavement in front of the building. A...
  • Bakau scaffolding

    Economy
    Orchard Road
  • Painting works on HDB block : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows painters on a construction gondola, carrying out painting works on a block at Yishun Ring Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Worker : profile

    Economy · Wong, Lily
    This photograph shows a worker with a wheel barrow, moving bricks or earth from a nearby HDB block that is being upgraded. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Painter at a construction site : profile [1]

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a worker painting the exterior wall of a structure at a construction site. The young man is using a paint roller, attached to an extension pole, to give it the best finish. Next to him is a bucket of paint for the paint job. Physical dimensions of...
  • Painter at a construction site : profile [2]

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a worker painting the exterior wall of a structure at a construction site. The young man is using a paint roller, attached to an extension pole, to give it the best finish. Next to him is a bucket of paint for the paint job. Physical dimensions of...
  • Workers at a construction site : rear view

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows two workers wearing industrial safety helmets, at a construction site. One of them is painting the exterior wall of a structure, using a paint roller that is attached to an extension pole. Next to them is a bucket of paint. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm....