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Listed under:  Technologies  >  Transport  >  Transport networks  >  Tram routes
Listed under:  Technologies  >  Transport  >  Public transport  >  Tram routes
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Ivan Kucan and friends sitting in a tram shelter at Flinders Street in Melbourne, 1951

This is a black-and-white photograph of Ivan Kucan, who had recently immigrated to Australia, and friends. They are sitting in a tram shelter at Flinders Street, Melbourne, in 1951.

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Opening of the Prahran-Malvern Tramway, 1910: Municipal tramways

This black-and-white silent clip shows scenes celebrating the opening of the Prahran-Malvern Tramway system at the Glenferrie Road, Malvern, depot in Melbourne on 30 May 1910. The clip opens with the camera panning above the heads of the well-dressed crowd at the depot. Crowds are then shown lining the route as the first ...

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Vietnamese tram workers, 1979

This is a black-and-white photograph taken on 17 July 1979 at the Kew depot of the Melbourne and Metropolitan Tramways Board (MMTB), showing five MMTB employees who are posing for a photograph to accompany a magazine article. The man holding the rope leading to a trolley pole on the roof of the tram is Mr Vin Hurley, a ...

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Australasian Gazette - Conversion, c1920

This silent black-and-white clip shows newsreel coverage of the conversion to electric power of a cable tram system in Melbourne. It shows work commencing on tracks on Victoria Parade, including shots of a mechanical pothole digger excavating holes for the power poles, and men installing the poles. A new electric tram is ...