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Melbourne’s first cable tram service; between Bridge Road, Richmond, and Spencer Street via Flinders Street, 11 November Melbourne, Australia Melbourne Tram, Melbourne Street, Melbourne Australia, Richmond Melbourne, Brisbane, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Historical Images, Vintage Pictures

Melbourne’s first cable tram service, 11 November 1885

Melbourne’s first cable tram service; between Bridge Road, Richmond, and Spencer Street via Flinders Street, 11 November 1885.

[Horse tram outside Continental Hotel, Sorrento] Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Around The World In 80 Days, Around The Worlds, Melbourne Suburbs, History Photos, Amazing Pics, Historic Homes

State Library Victoria Victoria’s early horse trams

In 1884 Melbourne’s first tramway- a horse tramway in Fairfield- was built to promote land sales in the area (100 years of Melbourne’s trams, pg 1). Two horses pulled a carriage containing… Read More ›

The defining characteristic of the West Coburg tramway is its meandering route through Royal Park and the suburbs to its north. The final route was the result of complex negotiations with landowners and park trustees. Melbourne Tram, Melbourne Suburbs, Zoological Garden, Victoria Police, Royal Park, As Time Goes By, Melbourne Victoria, Back In The Day, Historical Photos

Melbourne Tram Museum: The Tram Through the Park - the origins of the West Coburg tramway

The defining characteristic of the West Coburg tramway is its meandering route through Royal Park and the suburbs to its north. The final route was the result of complex negotiations with landowners and park trustees.

former cable tram engine house, N-E cnr of Bridge Rd and Hoddle St, shamefully demolished in 1991 for nothing but a boring park, shown here Melbourne Tram, Melbourne Suburbs, Technology And Society, Engine House, Broken Promises, Melbourne Victoria, Old Photos, Mosaic, Buildings

Melbourne Tram Museum: Tramway substation architecture in Melbourne

The infrastructure required to supply electric power to Melbourne's trams is usually overlooked by the travelling public. Few notice the anonymous substation buildings along or near tram routes. Find out how their architecture evolved from statements of civic pride and corporate strength into a desire for invisibility, through a century of change in both technology and society.

Two men with the grip mechanism of a cable tram, Melbourne, ca. Melbourne Tram, Melbourne Australia, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Two Men, Old Photos, Cable, Museum, Spaces

Two men with the grip mechanism of a cable tram, Melbourne, ca. 1890 [picture].

MTOC cable tram number 73 at the top end of Collins Street, Photograph courtesy State Library Victoria Melbourne Tram, Melbourne Australia, Broken Promises, St Kilda, Victoria Australia, Sunday Morning, Brighton, Cable, Photograph

Melbourne Tram Museum: Holier Than Thou - the battle for Sunday morning trams

When trams came to Melbourne in 1885, they did not run on Sunday mornings, to respect the sanctity Lord's day. There things stayed for over five decades, until one man defied the Christian establishment.

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