Historical information

Photo of the Mail Exchange Building with a cable tram loading prior to departure and a number of motor vehicles. The photo shows the monumental construction for the then Post Master Generals Department. This building was completed in 1917 to replace the mail sorting functions of the GPO on the corner of Bourke and Elizabeth St. It had tunnels that connected with Spencer Street Railway station opposite and was designed for the sorting and transporting of mail.


Yields information about the Mail Exchange building.

Physical description

Photograph - Black and White - Mail Exchange Spencer and Bourke Streets c1920