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  • Busy scene at Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a busy scene at Boat Quay, along the Singapore River. There are a number of lorries and cranes used to move sacks from the lorries. The tide is low and a few men are seen directing the work while others looked on. Behind them are large warehouses....
  • Bumboats along Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980 [17]

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    This photograph shows some bumboats docked along the Singapore River. Four men can be seen working on the bumboats in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay near Four Seas Communications Bank Ltd, circa 1966-1980 [2]

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    This photograph shows some bumboats docked along the Singapore River near Four Seas Communications Bank (building partially visible on the right). Rows of shophouses lined the bank while new buildings that are under construction visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along the Singapore River near Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall, circa 1966-1980

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    This photograph shows wooden-framed stilt huts and shacks lining the edge of the Singapore River. Rows of shophouses are visible behind them while the Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall clock tower can be seen in the background on the left of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Singapore River near The Chartered Bank, circa 1966-1980

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    This photograph shows a view of bumboats on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. The Chartered Bank building is visible on the left while Asia Insurance Building towers in the background on the right of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay is partially visible on the right while a few Housing Development...
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay and Housing Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title...
  • Bumboats along Boat Quay at low tide, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River at low tide. Small kampung-styled houses and small huts dotted the bank with two- and three-storey shophouses lined behind them. In the background, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and the former CPF Building visible against the skyline. Title devised by...
  • Bumboats near Elgin Bridge, circa 1966-1980 [1]

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    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River near Elgin Bridge. On the left at the bank, a four-storeyed building stands out among the shophouses and has the signboard "Foong Huang" on its exterior. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats near Elgin Bridge, circa 1966-1980 [2]

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    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River near Elgin Bridge. On the left at the bank, a four-storeyed building stands out among the shophouses and has the signboard "Foong Huang" on its exterior. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats at Singapore River near Elgin Bridge, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area near Elgin Bridge. The former Hill Street Police Station is visible behind the bridge and a few more buildings beyond at Fort Canning on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Scene at Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a row of shophouses along the bank of the Singapore River with some bumboats docked by the quay. Cars are seen parked along the front of the shophouses and children crowded around a street vendor. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats along Singapore River, Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980

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    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay shophouses, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a row of shophouses at Boat Quay. A new building with wooden scaffoldings on its exterior can be seen on the left with other newer buildings, and a covered walkway is in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats along Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River. A row of shophouses lined along the riverbank, housing businesses such as (left to right) "Lam Chuan Co (Pte) Ltd", "Aik Seng Textiles" and "Tye Seng & Co". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980 [14]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River and shophouses lined along the riverbank. At the bank, a crane is used to lift up huge bales from a lorry while in the background, two buildings are under construction. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows shophouses along the bank of the Singapore River and bumboats are docked at the quay. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay and Housing Development Board flats are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay shophouses, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a row of three-storey shophouses along Boat Quay. One the shophouses on the left has a signboard "Kityang Hong Mui Tan Clan Association" on the third floor. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sampans and bumboats along Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980 [1]

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    This photograph shows a sampan or a small boat with three men on board with one of them rowing the sampan. Bigger bumboats and other sampans can also be seen on the river. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River. Rows of shophouses lined along the riverbank. On the left, a number of workers are seen unloading sacks from the lorries and carrying them via wooden planks from the bank to the bumboats. Behind them, one of the shophouses has the signboard...
  • Bumboats at Boat Quay near Hill Street Police Station, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows some bumboats docked along the Singapore River by the quay. In the background, rows of shophouses lined along the riverbank. The former Hill Street Police Station is partially visible on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay near Four Seas Communications Bank Ltd, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows some bumboats docked along the Singapore River near Four Seas Communications Bank (on the right). Rows of shophouses lined the bank while new buildings that are under construction visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats at Singapore River near Victoria Theater, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of some bumboats docked at the quay. Buildings and Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall clock tower is visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boats along the Singapore River near Old Hill Street Police Station, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the bank of the Singapore River. Shacks and small huts lined the edge of the river while shophouses lined behind them on the right of the photograph. On the opposite bank, cars and lorries are parked at the edge of the bank. The Old Police...