Historical information

Photograph shows SW5 No. 682 on Swanston Street. Trolley poles are visible and in use. The Melbourne City Baths is visible in the background. The tram is painted in a livery of the Transporting Art program, as a so-called "Art Tram." The artwork is by Merrin Eirth, sponsored by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Radio. Photo by Michael McLeod.

Significance

Shows a now-withdrawn tram with obsolete equipment (i.e., trolley poles) and livery representing a culturally important event in Melbourne's transit history.

Physical description

Colour Photograph - SW5.682 on Swanston St/City Baths