Historical information

Timetable published by the Electric Supply Co of Victoria (ESCo) for Ballarat Tramways - dated 1/5/1915 to 30/9/1915 - winter. Provides times for each route, ticket prices, school tickets, issue and use of tokens, fares, transfer tickets, and route colours both for day and night. Also has notes to passengers and places of interest for each route. Has contact phone numbers for the Company. Manager Mr Pringle. See item 9132 for a 1914 Summer timetable.
Has many adverts - from the front page:
A M Palmer Chemist
Hodgson - optical
Snows - department store
ESCo - show room in Sturt St
L Casper - optician
E Jermyn - feed merchant
Standsfield & Smith - Decorators
Briant's Red shop tea rooms
A E White - tailor
Ellingsen & Co - furniture
Southern Cross Hotel
H P Stevens & Co - fur coats
Frank Williams - painter and decorator
Longhurst's bread factory
G Buchanan - metal ceilings
Robert Hutchinson - electrical engineer and contractor
G Ludbrook - furnishing undertaker
A Cant - plumber, gasfitter and ironmonger
Huddart Parker and Howard Smith coal merchants
Precision Big 4 - motor cycles and bicycles
H W Channing - Tram drivers' training school
T H Richards - butcher
C Ellis - furniture exchange
Levecke's motor garage
Frank Penhalluriack - electrical work
Nankervis - store
Taffy King
Fred A Reed - tobacconist
F & J W Gower - builder
E E Hobson - decorator
Walter Cornell - liver pills
Irvines - wines
G Warner - Ironmonger
J A Reynolds - Wall papers
ESCo Electric lighting
Holman & Fiscalini - stables and motor garage
Butler & Co - blinds
Mrs Kerby - clothing reseller
Rose Cosmetic - H Binzer & Co
Mrs Busfield - laundry
Mrs J H Dogson - registry office for servants
Summerscales - stationary and postcards
W J Robson - glass
Porter's Boots and Shoes
B G Tucker's Water Cure
Electric Supply Co
Rowlands drinks
On the bottom of most pages - Sidar products and on the top the Coliseum Picture Palace.


Demonstrates and ESCo timetable and provides information about fare systems and local businesses.

Physical description

Time table - booklet - 40 pages + green light card covers centre stapled with tabbed or cut pages.