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    raynman

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    Re: Down memory lane

    Post by raynman on Wed Mar 16, 2016 10:06 pm

    Shaw Road flats in the 1970s.

    Notice the roundabout which has now been demolished.


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    Post by raynman on Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:10 am

    Kuala Lumpur in 1975



    Jalan Raja (foreground) & Sultan Abdul Samad Building (left)




    Old KL Railway Station (background left), Railway Administration Building (now KTMB; backround right) and Kinabalu Viaduct.

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    Post by raynman on Thu Mar 24, 2016 4:56 am



    The Customs Building - located at the old Sungai Besi Airport. Photo taken in 1948.

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    Post by raynman on Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:05 am

    Here are two 1971 photos taken at Tunku Park, beside Stadium Negara.





    Do you think that they are twin sisters? Grin

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    Post by raynman on Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:09 am

    A night scene of Merdeka Roundabout with Shell House in the background.

    The UMBC Building beside Shell House had not been constructed yet.

    Those lighted road pillars do not exist in KL anymore.


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    Post by raynman on Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:25 am


    KL's National Mosque under construction; circa 1963/1964.

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    Post by raynman on Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:10 am

    A hawker taking a rest and a drink in Petaling Street.


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    Post by raynman on Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:55 am

    Handbag shops along Foch Avenue. These shops were demolished to make way for the construction of Kota Raya.


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    Post by raynman on Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:01 pm

    Singapore in the 1960s.


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    Post by raynman on Fri Mar 25, 2016 6:20 pm

    Police check point at old Jalan Ampang.


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    Post by raynman on Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:23 am

    Hawker at Madras Lane, 1968.

    What is he selling?


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    Post by raynman on Sat Mar 26, 2016 12:11 pm

    A Malay babysitter looks after a white boy and a Chinese girl in Damansara Heights area, 1977.


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    Post by raynman on Sat Mar 26, 2016 2:12 pm

    This is how you buy cloth in the olden days. Grin


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    Post by scarnut on Sat Mar 26, 2016 3:20 pm

    raynman wrote:A Malay babysitter looks after a white boy and a Chinese girl in Damansara Heights area, 1977.


    The little boy can walk barefoot in the hot sun? Shocked

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    Post by raynman on Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:58 pm

    Port Dickson, 1961.


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    Post by raynman on Sat Mar 26, 2016 8:02 pm

    Batu Pahat, 1959.


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    Post by raynman on Sun Mar 27, 2016 9:36 am

    An old abandoned building right in the centre of modern Kuala Lumpur.

    It is situated in Bukit Ceylon, one of the prime residential and commercial centres in the city.

    With the famous Menara Maybank in the centre skyline.


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    Post by raynman on Mon Mar 28, 2016 2:01 pm

    An old Selangor bus plying modern KL routes. Grin


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    Post by raynman on Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:08 am

    Subang Airport Control Tower, 1976


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    Post by raynman on Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:08 am

    Gurney Road, 1961 (now Jalan Semarak) Kuala Lumpur


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    Post by raynman on Wed Mar 30, 2016 12:50 pm

    Posing with an Austin 7 somewhere in Kuala Lumpur, May 1966.

    There seems to be a "School of Dancing" on the left.

    Do you recognize where this place is?



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    Post by raynman on Wed Mar 30, 2016 12:51 pm

    This is a 1967 photo of Market Square.

    The building called 'Malayan Finance' can be seen.


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    Post by raynman on Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:01 pm

    Old National Registration Department (or was it Immigration Department?) in 1967.

    Beautiful night view.


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    Post by raynman on Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:05 pm

    Beautiful night view of the KL Railway Station in 1967.


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    Post by raynman on Wed Mar 30, 2016 4:13 pm

    Klang Bus Station before being demolished.


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