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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.
    Reproduction Available
  • 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.
    Reproduction Available
  • 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...
    Reproduction Available
  • 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...
    Reproduction Available
  • 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.
    Reproduction Available
  • 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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  • Keppel Harbour, 1979

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a bumboat passing Keppel Harbour. Ships can be seen docking at the harbour. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Food centre on Chin Hin Street, 1970 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Transportation · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Food center on Chin Hin Street. Singapore/05.12.70. New Bridge Road & Hongkong Street”. This 1970 photograph shows part of New Bridge Road and the open-air roadside food ’hawker’ centre on the now-expunged Chin Hin Street. The makeshift food stalls with their canvas canopies, tables and chairs,...
  • Pulau Kusu, 1979

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Transportation · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph taken most probably from Singapore main island, shows Pulau Kusu at a far distance. A ferry can be seen leaving the pier. Title devised by Library staff.
  • At Kallang Airport, 1966 : two people

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows two men wearing suits posing next to an airplane at Kallang Airport. Singapore's first civil airport, Kallang Airport was completed at a cost of S$8 million and opened on 12 June 1937. Donated by Chee Yoke Leung, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_064. Title devised...
  • Morris car, 1950s : close-up

    Transportation
    This is a photograph of an old Morris bearing the car license plate number S2500, parked at the side of a road near some shophouses. This photograph was taken near North Bridge Road or Rumah Panjang, meaning "Long House" in Malay. Photograph donated by Chia Boon Chuan and displayed at...
  • Bumboats on the Singapore River, 1982 : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, a bumboat (also called twakow or tongkang) laden with cargo is sailing along the Singapore River. It is believed that the "painted eyes" on the boat enable it to 'see' any danger ahead. On both sides of the Singapore River, we can see similar boats docked too....
  • Singapore River, 1970s : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of bumboats carrying goods which docked alongside the pier in the Singapore River. The river has undergone major changes since 1819. Photograph donated by Tan Gak Chee and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_267. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, 1956 : two people [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Transportation
    This 1956 photograph is a profile view of actress Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, an embarkation and disembarkation pier located on Collyer Quay. The actress dressed in samfoo, is standing with her hands placed on a young girl's shoulders. Boats at the pier and the arches of the pier are...
  • Container port, 1986 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of a container port, with cranes loading and unloading cargo from the container ships anchored to the terminals. Pockets of islands can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats on the Singapore River, 1982 : general view [4]

    Organisations · Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, a bumboat (also called twakow or tongkang) is sailing along the Singapore River. On both sides of the Singapore River, we can see similar boats docked too. In the background, the low-rise shophouses of Boat Quay can be seen and some construction activity is still ongoing at...
  • Car parked along gravel path, 1960s : general view

    Transportation
    This is a 1960s photograph showing a front view of a car bearing number plate SR 6762, with round headlights and a metallic bumper. The car is parked along a gravel path, with trees and grass on both sides of the path. Donated by Patricia Lee, and displayed at the...