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  • Singapore-Kranji Railway : general view [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1980 photograph shows the railway tracks of Singapore-Kranji Railway in Singapore, also known as the Singapore Government Railway. Constructed between 1900 and 1902, the line ran from the terminal at Tank Road to Kranji and Woodlands, where it continued to Malaysia via the former Federated Malay States Railway. On...
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  • Boats : general view

    Transportation · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows some bumboats and sailing boats cruising across the water. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Boat Quay, 1967 : general view [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows several bumboats moored at the banks of Boat Quay. The quay was the busiest part of the old Port of Singapore, handling three quarters of all shipping business during the 1860s. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Rochor River, bumboats : general view

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows two stationary bumboats on the Rochor River. In the background is the Kallang Gas Works, near Crawford Street, now demolished. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Boats at Punggol : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1966 photograph showing several bumboats, speed boats and sampans moored in the sea, at Ponggol. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kampong Glam, car : general view [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a car parked in front of a shophouse in Kampong Glam. Kampong Glam was land set aside for Sultan Hussein Mohammed Shah and 600 family members in 1823, upon his signing the treaty ceding Singapore to the East India Company. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kampong Glam, car : general view [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a car parked in front of a shophouse in Kampong Glam. Kampong Glam was land set aside for Sultan Hussein Mohammed Shah and 600 family members in 1823, upon his signing the treaty ceding Singapore to the East India Company. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Palembang Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some cars parked along Palembang Road. Palembang Road, named after an Indonesian town, was located close to the Rochor River on the Crawford Street side. Palembang Road is no longer listed in the street directory and its surrounding area has since made way for a HDB...
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  • Singapore-Kranji Railway : general view [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1980 photograph shows the railway tracks of Singapore-Kranji Railway in Singapore, also known as the Singapore Government Railway. Constructed between 1900 and 1902, the line ran from the terminal at Tank Road to Kranji and Woodlands, where it continued to Malaysia via the former Federated Malay States Railway. On...
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  • Singapore-Kranji Railway : general view [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1980 photograph shows the railway tracks of Singapore-Kranji Railway in Singapore, also known as the Singapore Government Railway. Constructed between 1900 and 1902, the line ran from the terminal at Tank Road to Kranji and Woodlands, where it continued to Malaysia via the former Federated Malay States Railway. On...
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  • Amber Road sea view, 1967 : general view [11]

    Nature and Environment · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This1967 photograph shows the view of the sea from Amber Road. A breakwater is featured near the seaside and a large ship is seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road seaside, 1968 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This1968 photograph shows the seaside along Amber Road. Waves are seen sweeping towards the coastal structures along the shore. Two ships in the background are featured here. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road, boats : close-up

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some boats on the beach at Amber Road. These boats, also known as sampan, were commonly used in the past for fishing and short range transportation. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kampong Bahru water village, 1919 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Kampong B" on the front and "Kampong Bahru, 1919" on the back. The photograph shows a village with boats and houses built above the water. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • View of Singapore River from Fort Canning. 234, 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · G.R. Lambert & Co. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the Singapore River from Fort Canning Hill. In the middle of the photograph is Elgin Bridge on the river. Coleman Bridge can be partially seen in the foreground. On the north bank of the river (today's Empress Place),...
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  • Collyer Quay in the 1890s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph taken in the 1890s shows a view of Collyer Quay lined with merchant houses. The building painted in a dark colour is the Boustead office building, which was built in 1866. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Pyrrhus and Mentor in harbour, 1919 : general view

    Transportation · Organisations · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "80 passengers/class. This class carried 80 passengers" "Centre Castle accommodation "PYRRHUS" "MENTOR". Brown. Teiresing. Singapore. 1919. MRR.D. HOLT ONBOARD" on the front. This photograph shows the ships Pyrrhus and Mentor in the harbour. Singapore was an important port-of-call in...
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  • F.M.S.R. railway track at Holland Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph depicting the Federated Malay States Railway (F.M.S.R.) track going southwards. The track cuts through Holland Road which was named after an early Tanglin architect, Hugh Holland. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • M.V. Matang : general view

    Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of the M.V. Matang where the M.V. stands for Motor Vessel. It used to be a battle ship involved in the Battle of Wuhan. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship Co., Ltd. Singapore." Date of creation estimated.
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  • M.V. "Marudu" : general view

    Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of the M.V "Marudu". It was purchased by the Singapore Government in 1964, re-named "Singapore" and converted to a training ship for seamen. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by : R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship Co., Ltd. Singapore." Title devised by Library staff....
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  • The police boat alongside a sailboat : top view

    Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a Malayan police boat, alongside a sailboat. A man wearing a beret is sitting casually inside the boat. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Entrance to New Harbour in 1890 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the entrance to New Harbour, renamed Keppel Harbour in 1900. The shot is taken from Pulau Brani. On the right of the picture is the Peninsula and Oriental (P&O) Wharf. In the background, a few boats can be...
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  • Tanjong Pagar Dock. 20, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows Tanjong Pagar Dock. In the centre of the photograph are two vessels undergoing repair in the Victoria Dock. Another vessel can be seen in Albert Dock in the background on the left. The Victoria Dock opened in 1868 while the Albert...
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  • Horse carriage : general view

    Transportation · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a boy in a small, two-seater trap drawn by a miniature pony. The boy is in the driver's seat, holding a whip in his right hand and reins in his left hand. Behind the trap is a horse and a groom, who is partially obscured on...
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