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. A crane is lifting a metal beam. Title devised by Library staff.
All rights reserved. Helen Ng Bee Loon, 1954