Historical information

The document provides cross sections of track used from c1920 to 1928. The folder is marked "H Bell" most likely the son of the later Chairman, Mr Hector Bell who was a civil engineer with the MMTB.
1 - P3948 - Camberwell Road - 1926
2 - P2789 - Camberwell Road reconstruction - 1920
3 - P3753 - Chapel St - 1926
4 - P60 - Expansion joints Church St bridge - 1924
5 - P3686 - Commercial Road reconstruction - 1926
6 - P4024 - Cotham Road reconstruction - 1927
7 - P4699 - Droop St duplication - 1927
8 - P2384 - Flemington Road conversion - 1925
9 - P1187 - Flemington Road tramway - undated c1920
10 - P4131 - Flinders St conversion - 1927
11 - P4132 - Flinders St conversion - special track drains where subject to flooding - 1927
12 - P3603 - Glenferrie Road east track - 1926
13 - P2608 - Glenferrie Road reconstruction - 1925
14 - P3577 - Glen Huntly Road extension - 1926
15 - P3745 - Glen Huntly Rd duplication - 1926
16 - P4655 - Gilbert Rd duplication - 1928
17 - P2472 - Hannah St at Crossings 1925
18 - P2459 - Hannah St in plantations - 1925
19 - P2582 - High St Prahran reconstruction - 1926
20 - P1594 - High St Prahran reconstruction - 1925
21 - P3611 - High St Malvern reconstruction - 1926
22 - P3900 - Lygon St - 1926
23 - P3689 - Malvern Road reconstruction - 1926
24 - P3951 - West Coburg Route - sleeper spacing - 1926
25 - P4703 - Nicholson St Coburg - duplication - 1928
26 - P4470 - Norwood Road duplication - 1927
27 - P2473 - Park St tramway - 1925
28 - P3707 - Riversdale Road reconstruction - 1926
29 - P4630 - Riversdale Road extension - 1927
30 - P4497- Riversdale Road duplication - 1927
31 - P1387 - South Melbourne Road - special boxed in Construction for Albert Road (parking loop) - 1924
32 - P4691 - Swan St reconstruction - 1927
33 - P3640 - Victoria St part - 1926 (2 copies)
34 - P4522 - Wallen Road reconstruction - 1927
35 - P3939 - Wallen Road reconstruction in front of depot - 1927
36 - P4702 - Trial types of track - 1928
37 - P4254 - Wattletree Road reconstruction - 1927
38 - P4531 - Wattletree Road connection to Glenferrie Road - 1927
39 - P4708 - Wellington Rd siding - 1928

Significance

Yields information about the various tramway track cross sections used by the MMTB including cable tram conversions.

Physical description

Folder - heavy card cloth covers fitted with two interscrews containing some 39 plus one duplicate folded blue prints. Covers made by Swinnerton Bros of Melbourne - see image 6 for their logo/trademark.

Inscriptions & markings

Has "H Bell" in ink on rear cover.