Sabai Nan Aluih Park

This is picture of Sabai Nan Aluih Park where Jam Gadang located inside. Many people have wrong perseption that the name of the park was Jam Gadang Park. __________________________________________________ Foto udara ini memperlihatkan kepada kita Taman Sabai Nan Aluih yang acap disalah-fahamiĀ orang sebagai Taman Jam Gadang. Jam Gadang memang terletak di dalam kawasan taman tersebut…

Three Boys

This three boys maybe has become father or grand father in present time. We can see the Jam Gadang and Jogja Hotel. And Looked there, in place now BNI Bank has a house or maybe a shop there. ________________________ Tiga orang anak-anak, mungkin pada masa sekarang sudah menjadi ayah atau bahkan kakek-kakek. Pada gambar ini…

Jam Gadang & Pasa Batingkek

This picture have no year, we just conclude that this picture taken from Niagara Palaza building or Jasa Raharja building or maybe Eri Theatre building in present time. We can see the Jam Gadang and gonjong of Pasa Batingkek building. Also we can see the Goedang beside Janjang Goedang but with no gonjong. Seems at…

Jam Gadang & Rumah Bagonjong

There is no year in this picture, maybe between 1970-1980’s. This picture show us Jam Gadang and Sabai nan Aluih park in that time. Besides Jam Gadang has building (maybe Post Office), its different building with the coloniall time. ___________________ Tidak ada keterangan tahun pada gambar ini, kemungkinan ialah antara tahun 1970-1980an. Gambar ini memperlihatkan…

Jam Gadang & Bemo

Jam Gadang in 1970, this picture taken from Pasa Batingkek front of Jam Gadang. We can see there in front of Pasa Batingkek was Bemo Parking Place. Bemo is one kind of Transportation Vehicle wich has been vanished in Indonesia. This is unic vehicle, have three wheel with bumper taper. There beside Jam Gadang we…

Jam Gadang from the back

This picture in 1939, taken from the behind Jam Gadang (Clock Tower). On this picture we can see the park with green grass. How beautiful isnt it.. _______________________ Gambar ini bertahunkan 1939, diambil dari arah belakang Jam Gadang. Pada gambar ini dapat kita lihat taman yang dihiasi rumput hijau. Walau gambar ini hitam-putih, kami yakin…

Clock Tower in the day

The situation in Jam Gadang in cloudy day, we can see the two buildings beside of Jam Gadang. One of them stop two car in front of that building. This picture taken from Kampuang Cino (Chinatown). This picture have year 193o-1940. _____________________ Keadaan di Jam Gadang di hari yang berawan, tiada tampak Gunung Marapi karena…

Chinatown Gate

This picture taken from front of Bung Hatta Palace to Kampuang Cino (Chinatown). This is situation in 1935-1940, we can see the gate before we entered the Chinatown. ____________________ Gambar ini diambil dari arah Istana Bung Hatta mengarah ke Kampuang Cino. Inilah keadaan pada masa 1935-1940, kita dapat melihat adanya gerbang sebelum memasuki kampung Cina

Twilight in Jam Gadang

Twilight in Jam Gadang in 1990’s, we can see there is water fountain in back of Jam Gadang. The Sabai nan Aluih Park is so beautiful in this time. ____________ Senja di Jam Gadang sekitar tahun 1990an, kita masih dapat melihat adanya air mancur di belakang Jam Gadang. Taman Sabai nan Aluih sungguh cantik sangat…

View of Bukit Tinggi from Benteng

View of Bukit Tinggi from Benteng (Fort de Kock), this picture has year 1945-1955. We can see Jam Gadang far in there, the buidling on this city, and Kampuang Cino (Chinatown). Its many old building there, not now. _________________________ Pemandangan Kota Bukit Tinggi dari Benteng de Kock, gambar ini bertahunkan 1945-1955. Pada gambar dapat kita…