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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.
  • Workers repairing boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows boats moored at Kallang Basin. Several men can be seen repairing a boat in the foreground. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a wide south view of Tanjong Rhu between 1974 and 1976. It shows ships mooring on the river and floating pitched-roof huts crowding the river bank. A continuous line of trees on a strip of land separates the Tanjong Rhu waterfront from the vast sea in the...
  • Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a panoramic south view of Tanjong Rhu between 1974 and 1976, with ships mooring on the river. On the right of the photograph is the Khong Guan Flour Mill and on the left is the now demolished floating Oasis Restaurant. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of sea off Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a south view of the sea off Tanjong Rhu between 1974 and 1976. It shows the many large vessels moored at sea. Workers are seen at the wharf where a bulk carrier named ASEAN Pioneer is docked. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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

    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.