The interior of this General Post Office harks back to pre-war days. Designed by Eiffel (of the Eiffel Tower fame), this building has been well preserved through time and still a popular place for locals as well as tourists.
This is a composite stitch of 5 images to avoid the statues and fountains that is in front of the building. Designed and built by the French during their colonial occupation. The City Hall building still stands as one of the finest examples of French Architecture in Asia. Click on the image to view it in high resolution detail.
This is the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station Clock that stopped working for sometime – unlike the Railway clocks in Switzerland where everyone use as a reference down to the second. I have long wondered if this clock reflected the efficiency of way the trains keep time. Still it is an interesting architectural detail to the art deco building.
This shipwreck was found along one of the secluded beaches on Bintan island. With a bright moon I was able to capture this scene with very long exposure.
The windows of the Ministry of Communications and the Arts – is a wonderful rainbow of colours. Previously a building for the Singapore Police, it has since become the headquarters for the Arts Ministry as well as a gallery for art exhibitions.
Actually its last train in to Tanjong Pagar on the second last day of the railway operation. On the 1st of July, the railway closes permanently and all trains into Malaysia will be boarded only in Woodlands which is at the northern tip of Singapore some 16 miles from Tanjong Pagar. This capture is one of the four the passenger train that plies between the two countries on a daily basis. Located near the Bukit Timah Station just after the Railway Bridge in the background.