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  • Worker spraying on planks at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a worker spraying something on planks in the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Son of the owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill in meeting with Manager of Lion Limited [1]

    Personalities · Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows Ng Siew Hoo, second son of the owner of the sawmill factory in a meeting with...
  • Construction of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill factory at No. 516 Balestier Road [8]

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken between 23 and 24 January 1954 this photograph shows the construction of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill factory at No. 516 Balestier Road....
  • Lorry loaded with crates at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill [1]

    Economy · Transportation · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a lorry loaded with crates. It is parked outside a work area. Title devised by Library...
  • View of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill, 1964 [3]

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken on 12 December 1964 this photograph shows a view of the factory. On the left a forklift is parked near stacks of...
  • Workers at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill, 1964 [1]

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken on 12 December 1964 this photograph shows workers working with planks at the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Clients examining the quality of planks at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Personalities · Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows clients examining the quality of planks at the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill damaged by fire, 1962 [6]

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken on 25 October 1962 this photograph shows the interior of the sawmill factory after a fire. Structural beams and the roof are...
  • Three workers loading crates onto lorry at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows workers loading crates onto a lorry at the factory. One of the workers is operating a...
  • Stacks of wooden planks in Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken on 12 December 1964 this photograph shows stacks of wooden planks in a corner of the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers nailing crates at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows workers nailing crates in the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Visitors at Hiap Chuan Joo's booth

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier, it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a view of an exhibition of woodwork factories' products. It is likely to be a function...
  • Female worker packing planks at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a female worker packing planks in the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two workers carrying timber plank at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. This photograph shows two workers carrying a long strip of timber plank at the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two workers sawing timber logs at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows two workers sawing timber logs at the sawmill factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • "Tiger Beer" crate manufactured by Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill [2]

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1953 this photograph shows a "Tiger Beer" crate. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill damaged by fire, 1962 [17]

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken on 25 October 1962 this photograph shows part of the interior of the sawmill factory after a fire. Title devised by Library...
  • View of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill, 1963 [3]

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken on 3 November 1963 this photograph shows a view of part of the interior of the factory. Title devised by Library staff....
  • Lorry loaded with crates at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill [2]

    Economy · Transportation · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a lorry loaded with crates. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dinner during Hungry Ghost Festival event at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill, 1953

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in 1953 this photograph shows a view of the annual Hungry Ghost Festival event held during the seventh lunar month. This was...
  • Worker operating band saw at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in 1963/1964 this photograph shows a worker operating a band saw at the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill damaged by fire, 1962 [22]

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken on 25 October 1962 this photograph shows part of the interior of the sawmill factory after a fire. Title devised by Library...
  • Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill damaged by fire, 1962 [2]

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken on 25 October 1962 this photograph shows the interior of the sawmill factory after a fire. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lorry loaded with "Red Lion" crates in Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Transportation · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a factory lorry loaded with "Red Lion" crates in the sawmill factory. More crates on the...