Historical information

Photograph of W2 249 painted in silver and blue for the silver Jubilee of Luna Park 1938. Tram has the destination of Moreland, route 15. The photo is taken at the intersection Fitzroy St and The Esplanade. There is a compulsory tram stop sign on the left side of the photo.

Photo also in item 4601, TAP73. This view has not been cropped. Photo by either Peter Duckett or Ray Pearson. The tram is now owned by the Sydney Tramway Museum and was painted a burgundy colour to promote a heritage tram line in Canberra in 2001. See item 5602.

Significance

Demonstrates a decorated tram for a Luna Park event.

Physical description

Black and white photograph on Kodak Velox paper.