Physical description

Collection of Personal Papers regarding the sale and recovery of tram bodies 12 Kilara Road Mentone in 1982. Comprises:



1 - letter to the TMSV dated 28/4/1982, to the TMSV from Duncan & Weller for auction on 29/5/1982.

2 - Newspaper from The Age, 12/5/1982 regarding the forthcoming article

3 - Photocopy of an article from March 1, 1930 The Australian Home Beautiful titled "A House Built from tram cars, by W. A. Somerset

4 - Set of five photographs and negative of the above article, possibly by the State Library. In an orange folder addressed to Mr. Kings.

5 - Newspaper item the Herald, Sat 28/8/1982, "House of the rising tram" reporting on the removal of the tram bodies from this house by the TMSV. Has a photo of the TMSV Chairman, Hamish Haugh removing a shower fitting. Item folded.