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  • 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.
  • Bumboat, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a bumboat tied to the shore of a river between 1974 and 1976. Another bumboat is cruising on the river, ahead of a few men who are in the waters among some logs. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [5]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, several boats are moored closely together in the water. A boy is seen squatting by the river bank with his back to the camera. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men working on boats at river bank, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows some men working on their boats at the river bank. On the opposite side of the bank, rather hidden from view, is another man sitting and looking at the underside of his boat. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, several boats are moored closely together in the water. A boy is seen squatting by the river bank with his back to the camera. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, several boats are moored closely together in the water. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, two houseboats are moored closely together in the water. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, several boats are moored closely together in the water. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [6]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, several boats are moored closely together in the water. A boy is seen squatting by the river bank with his back to the camera. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men working on boats at river bank, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows some men working on their boats at the river bank. On the opposite side of the bank, rather hidden from view, is another man sitting and looking at the underside of his boat. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [7]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, a houseboat is moored by the river with several smaller boats moored behind it. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bridge over a creek at Changi Point, 1952

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a bridge above a creek in Changi Point. Underneath the bridge are several stationary boats. The photograph also highlights the rustic backdrop of greenery of the creek. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Abandoned houses and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a few boats tied closely together during low tide. Four men are seen on the boats. Abandoned wooden houses can be seen in the background. Location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boats on Changi Creek at Changi Point, 1952

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a close-up view of tied boats on Changi Creek at Changi Point. A continuous strip of trees at the edge of the creek provides a rustic backdrop to the scene. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stream in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a long narrow stream running through thick vegetation in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Wooden planks are placed between the sandy banks of the stream for pedestrian crossing. Title devised by library staff.
  • Ponggol River : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows two men in Ponggol River or Sungei Punggol. This water body is near Lorong Buangkok. It is common for people to fish in rivers and canals in Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pasir Ris Street 11, HDB blocks : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows rows of Housing and Development Board (HDB) blocks located along Sungei Tampines (also known as Tampines River) at Pasir Ris Street 11. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kolam Ayer ABC Waterfront : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Kolam Ayer ABC Waterfront. Kolam Ayer Bridge is in the background of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kolam Ayer ABC Waterfront, Archimedes Screw : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the three turning handles of the Archimedes Screw located at Kolam Ayer ABC Waterfront. By turning the handle, the Archimedes Screw will be able to collect water into the screw and transport water to the top of the screw. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sungei Whampoa : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph, taken from a bridge, shows a view of Sungei Whampoa. A sheltered walkway runs parallel to the river, while on either side of the river can be seen apartment blocks. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sungei Ulu Pandan, truss bridge : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a truss bridge across Sungei Ulu Pandan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Potong Pasir : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a cluster of Housing and Development Board (HDB) apartment blocks, located at Potong Pasir Avenue 1. The Housing and Development Board (HDB) apartment blocks located at Avenue 1 are separated from those located at Avenue 3 by Sungei Kallang. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mangroves at Sungei Api Api : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the mangroves lining Sungei Api Api, with apartment blocks at Elias Road on the right. Title devised by Library staff.