We thank Ann Kesselring Hamon for this photo - taken at an alumni gathering of ACS boys. The gentleman in the centre is none other than Ralph Kesselring! According to Ann, [...]
The next time you're on Jalan Tun Perak (formerly Conolly Road) and you're heading to Buntong via Jalan Sungai Pari, keep an eye out for this long-ish building after the [...]
Photograph courtesy of Richard Saxey This was taken in the 1960s when the new turbines and controls were installed at the Malim Nawar Power Station. Do you recognize these men?
I'm sure you've heard of Robin Hotel. Do you know the history behind this place? Looking forward to reading your comments :)
Believe it or not, this model dates back to the late 1800s. No, we're NOT pulling your leg ;) Apart from the dust and rust, it's still functioning....even the little [...]
We thank Ruth Iversen Rollitt for the photograph (below). She told us that her late husband Donald Baxter was rather fond of the game of golf. We believe that the [...]
How many of you have heard of Cow & Gate? Apparently it was started by two brothers from Surrey, UK.
....with a tin mine in Tambun! According to our picture-source (Heritage Asia, Feb-Apr 2008), the above mine was opened by Leong Fee in 1902. Leong Fee of course was also [...]
picture source: Heritage Asia magazine, January-March 2007 The first headquarters of the British in Kinta was Kota Bharu, the lowest landing stage on the Kinta River, and also the river [...]
"Have you ever seen a pot the size of a fist!?". Wait a minute. I didn't get that quite right, let's try that again, "Have you ever seen a fist [...]
Dear all, we are saddened by the passing of Lee Siew San better known as Mrs. Hew, one of Dato' Lat's iconic characters in his Kampung Boy series. A wake [...]
This picture was taken off Heritage Asia magazine, back in 2004. The description reads as: Perak, as in many parts of Malaysia, has a large number of pre-war and colonial [...]
"Hassan Abd. Muthalib, Toko Seni and Bapa Animasi, was with SW last August,and he agreed to come back and conduct a workshop on movies in Ipoh. This is also [...]
These bulbs could be used for torchlights, radio panels and bicycle lamps too. I do wonder; were they long-lasting bulbs?
Anyone remembers Kwong Sang Tailors or had been a patron of the business in the past? We'd like to hear from you if you do or were a patron. =) [...]
We haven't had a guessing-game in a while. Does anyone recognise this object? If you do, then perhaps you could also tell us what it was used for...