Aerial view of Melbourne, - This aerial views, shows the network of transport routes into the busy metropolis. Princes bridge, Flinders Street, railway lines and yards as well as the ships at Queens Dock.
In 1935, young mothers were encouraged to leave their children in the care of railway staff (Flinders Street) while they shopped in the city. Many took advantage of this early form of crèche. A wire cage on the roof of Flinders Street was used for play activity; under supervision, children could watch the trains.