Historical information

Photo of a cable tram set - saloon trailer No. 63 in Collins St at Spencer St. The grip car is not fitted with staunchions and there are no destination signs on it. The trailer is lettered for the "Spencer & Brunswick St Fitzroy" route with its rocker panel highly decorated. In the background are a building for the Agency Company Limited and an advert on a hoarding for The Age newspaper. The grip man and conductor are standing on their respective platforms.

Photo possibly soon after the line opened on 2-10-1886.

Photo by John William Lindt c1890 - see reference.


Yields information about cable trams in Collins St.

Physical description

Black and white photograph on paper.