Historical information

Photo of a cable tram set - at the corner of Collins St and Spring St. The saloon trailer is No. 73. The grip car is yet to be fitted with staunchions on its sides and does not have destination signs. In the background are the Victorian Government Treasury Building along with No. 1 and 5 Collins St, the facades of which remain in Collins St.

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


Yields information about cable trams in Collins St and the buildings on the corner of Spring and Collins Sts.

Physical description

Black and white photograph on paper.

Inscriptions & markings

"Collins St E M" in bottom right hand corner.