Historical information

As a member of the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society, donor Arthur ROWAN photographed a series of significant buildings in the Port and South Melbourne area over several years. A selection of nineteen of these was presented to the Port Melbourne Society in 1993.

Physical description

Small print mounted on white card, with mounted, typed caption:

Drinking Fountain, Beach Street PM [Sinclair Parade]

This memorial was erected by public subscription in honor of Frederick W MASKELL and James McNAB, the former engineer aged 46 and the latter fireman 21 years, who lost their lives through devotion to duty in an accident on Victorian Railways near Windsor on the 11th of May 1887.

[Shifted here from Graham & Station when overpass built in 1970s]