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  • 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 River, 1990s : panoramic view

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a panoramic view of the Kallang River with the shipbuilding area in the foreground. On the right is the white-roofed Kallang Indoor Stadium, and in the background, residential, public housing and commercial buildings dot the landscape. Kallang River is the longest river in Singapore. Photograph donated by...
  • Kallang River, 2004 : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a panoramic view of the Kallang River with residential, public and commercial buildings dotting the landscape. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Beach Road vicinity, 1960s : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the vicinity of Beach Road. Nicoll Highway can be seen in the middle of the photograph, with low-rise buildings along the highway in the foreground. Boats can also be seen in the waters of Kallang Basin, off Nicoll Highway. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kallang Road, towards Horne Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Kallang Road, towards Horne Road corner on the left and eastwards, with shophouses on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kallang Road, from Victoria Bridge : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Kallang Road, from Victoria Bridge. Low-rise commercial buildings can be seen on the left. There is an advertisement for Telefunken televisions on the side of one of the buildings. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the exterior of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library...
    Reproduction Available
  • Kallang Road, from Horne Road towards Victoria Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Kallang Road, from Horne Road towards Victoria Street, with commercial buildings on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kallang Road, towards Lavender Street, 1978 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1978 photograph shows shophouses on the eastern side of Kallang Road, towards Lavender Street junction on the right. Kallang Road is believed to be named for the orang biduanda kallang, sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kallang Gas Works, 1960s : general view

    Economy · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows Kallang Gas Works, amidst factories and warehouses. In 1862, Kallang Gas Works was built to supply the first piped gas in Singapore to enable street lighting. It was opened to the public for the first time on 26 March 1998, before it was demolished. Title devised...
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Beach Road vicinity, 1960s : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the vicinity of Beach Road. Nicoll Highway can be seen in the middle of the photograph, with low-rise buildings along the highway in the foreground. Boats can also be seen in the waters of Kallang Basin, off Nicoll Highway, in the background. The St. John’s Ambulance...
  • 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...
    Reproduction Available
  • Beach Road vicinity, 1960s : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the vicinity of Beach Road. Nicoll Highway can be seen in the middle of the photograph, with low-rise buildings along the highway in the foreground. Boats can also be seen in the waters of Kallang Basin, off Nicoll Highway. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • Kallang Road, from Victoria Bridge : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing three-storey shophouses at Kallang Road, taken from near Victoria Bridge towards the east. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kallang Road, towards Lavender Street, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Politics and Government · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Kallang Road, from opposite Mill Lane towards Lavender Street. It shows a street lined with shophouses on the left side. The gas holding tank of Kallang Gas Works can be seen in the distance. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kallang Road, towards Lavender Street, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Politics and Government · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Kallang Road, from opposite Mill Lane towards Lavender Street. It shows a street lined with shophouses on the left side. The gas holding tank of Kallang Gas Works can be seen in the distance. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kallang Road, from Geylang Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a tree-lined Kallang Road, from Geylang Road corner. Two traffic lights can be seen on the left, at the entrance to Geylang Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kallang Road, towards Lavender Street, 1972 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Politics and Government · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows Kallang Road, towards Lavender Street. Rows of shophouses line the right side of the street. The gas holding tank of Kallang Gas Works can be seen on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available