Historical information

Photograph - undated, possibly prior to the First World War, shows a cable tram with the destination of Spring St passing under the Port Melbourne/St Kilda Rail lines overbridge in Queens Bridge Street. The bridge has a large advert for Wolfe's Schnapps - "for your health sake". On the left-hand side are two policemen talking to each other. There are four horse-drawn carts and one open-top motor car. In the background are Queens Bridge Motors Pty Ltd building and the Queens Bridge Family Hotel. Note the windmill on the left-hand side of the photograph. The railway bridge was partially demolished following the closure of the railway lines in 1987.


Yields information about Queens Bridge Melbourne and the rail line over bridge.

Physical description

Black and White Photograph of a cable tram passing under the rail line over bridge at Queens Bridge South Melbourne.