Historical information

Report - possibly only page 1 of a multiple-page report - "Inspection of Birney Cars at Adelaide", dated 11/12/1935 about the differences between the Geelong Birney safety car and those of the Adelaide tramways that were based at the Port Adelaide depot. Notes the condition of the cars, whether they have been overhauled, floor coverings, and brake gear. The Author (VP) notes that they are in good condition. The trams were subsequently purchased and entered service in Geelong during 1936.


Yields information about the condition of the Birney trams at Port Adelaide prior to acquisition.

Physical description

Typed document glued to another sheet of quarto paper.