Physical description

Set of five colour prints of tram W5 725 derailed in High St Kew during track reconstruction work at the corner of Derby St Kew. Tram was bound for North Balwyn when it derailed on a section of track that had been dismantled, possibly when it hit or dislodged a track crossover. Tram has advertisements for Bonds, Tollana Wines, Park Drive cigarettes,



.1 - tram derailed at the top of the hill down to Kew Cemetery.

.2 - with workmen setting up the tram and place on the temporary transport wheels. The second axle box towards the drop centre is on an angle compared to the nearest axle box.

.3 - close up view of the damaged truck.

.4 - General view of the scene looking back towards Kew Junction.

.5 - view of the damaged crossover section.



Date: during the 1970's.