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  • Kallang Gas Works, 1950s : close-up

    Economy · Organisations · Politics and Government
    Photograph shows a close up of a section inside the Kallang Gas Works. Various pipes and ladders connect a tank on the ground and two chimneys, one of which has smoke bellowing from it. It was demolished in 1998 and relocated to Senoko Gas Works in 1997. Photograph donated by...
  • Kallang Gas Works, 1980s : general view

    Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places
    This photographs shows the demolition of old shophouses at Nam Lock Street with the Kallang Gas Works in the background. In 1862, the Kallang Gas Works was built to supply the first piped gas in Singapore to enable street lighting. It was under 24 hour surveillance, guarded by Gurkhas since...
  • Kallang Gas Works, 1960s : aerial view

    Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Kallang Gas Works, nicknamed "the blue tin can". It was opened to the public for the first time before it was demolished in 1998. Piped gas production operation was relocated to the Senoko Gasworks in 1997. A vehicular bridge can be seen in...
  • Kallang Road, from Victoria Bridge : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing a tree-lined Kallang Road, viewed from Victoria Bridge towards the east. There is a line of parked lorries and vans by the roadside on the right. The gas holding tank of Kallang Gas Works can be seen in the distance. Title devised by Library...
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  • Kallang Road, from Sir Arthur's Bridge : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows Kallang Road, from near Sir Arthur's Bridge towards Lavender Street. It shows a street lined with shophouses. The gas holding tank of Kallang Gas Works can be seen in the distance. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kallang Road, from Sir Arthur's Bridge : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows Kallang Road, from near Sir Arthur's Bridge towards Lavender Street. It shows a street lined with shophouses. The gas holding tank of Kallang Gas Works can be seen in the distance. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available