Monday, June 09, 2008
Penang of yesteryears
Kelawai Road-Bagan Jermal traffic roundabout (now replaced by traffic lights). Note the attap houses of both Malays and Chinese now replaced with high-rise apartments)
Chinese noodle maker crossing the street.
Policeman (mata-mata) giving direction to tourists riding on a trishaw and the Pasar Chowrasta on Penang Road.
Street cobbler in front of the now demolished Capitol Theatre and the Cold Storage Company (now closed) on Upper Penang Road.
Pictures courtesy of Tan Sri Ani Arope, a distinguished son of Penang and a respected Old Xaverian.