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  • Signage in lift at Sengkang East estate during COVID-19 Phase 2 of re-opening from 19 June to 27 December 2020 [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tay, Pei Lin
    Contributed by Tay Pei Lin, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a close-up view of three notices placed in a lift at Sengkang East estate, informing the public about the self-disinfecting protective coating applied to the lift buttons and panel and the...
  • Taping rubber, Singapore

    Economy · Geography and Travels
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of two Malay boys at a rubber tree. The sap is collected in a small bowl placed at the bark of the rubber tree. In this photograph the sap is being transferred to a metal pail placed at the bottom of the...
  • A Malay boy tapping a rubber tree, Singapore

    Economy
    This is a coloured postcard with a photograph of a Malay boy tapping a rubber tree. He is wearing a songkok and a long-sleeved jacket. More rubber trees can be seen in the background. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore Tapping rubber

    Economy
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a Malay lady and a boy at a rubber tree. The lady is tapping rubber so that the sap would be collected in a small bowl placed at the bark of the rubber tree. In this photograph the bowl is on...
  • Peeling the cocoanut shell Singapore

    Economy
    This is a coloured postcard with a photograph of a Malay man peeling coconut shells. A man dressed in western attire and a white hat standing on the left seems to be supervising the Malay man. A tall pile of coconut shells can be seen behind them. The back of...
  • Rubber tapping Singapore

    Economy
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a man tapping rubber at a rubber tree. His back is facing the camera. The sap is collected in a small bowl placed at the bark of the rubber tree. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Workers cutting timber planks at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill [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 in the 1950s this photograph shows workers cutting timber planks at the sawmill factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Worker with wooden plank at 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 worker holding a plank near a machine at the factory. Title devised by Library...
  • Aerial view of three 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 an aerial view of three workers, two female and one male, packing planks in the factory....
  • Logs at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill, 1964

    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 logs at the factory. Three workers are also seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Three workers assembling 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 three workers assembling crates at the sawmill factory. One of the workers is female. Title devised...
  • Two workers at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill, 1964

    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 two workers in the main factory building. One is operating a machine. Title devised by...
  • Worker sawing planks at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill, 1964

    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 worker sawing planks with a band saw at the factory. Title devised by Library...
  • Worker on lorry loaded with crates in Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Transportation · Ng, Siew Hock
    1950s - Factory lorry transporting crates
  • Five workers at back of lorry with 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 five workers at back of lorry with crates at the sawmill factory. Title devised by Library...
  • Workers working on "Red Lion" 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 working on "Red Lion" crates in the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two workers operating machinery 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 operating machinery in the factory. Title devised by Library staff.