The smell of the leather seats in the old ''Red Rattler'' Trains, Melbourne.

The smell of the leather seats in the old ''Red Rattler'' Trains, Melbourne. Wow, this pic takes me waaay back.

The first escalator in Melbourne was installed in the Manchester Unity Building opening in 1932,

HISTORY: the Manchester Unity building, on the corner of Collins and Swanston Streets (opened was the first in Victoria to have escalators,.providing access to the basement and the first floor directly from the main arcade entrance at Swanston Street

Southbank Pictures prior to development

Southbank Pictures prior to development : Melbourne Photos - Page 7

Looking across to where Crown Casino is now. The King St bridge is under construction. 1958.

Looking across to where Crown Casino is now. The King St bridge is under construction.

Southgate Fountain, on the south bank of the Yarra. Demolished to make way for the Arts Centre / Hamer Hall

Where hammer hall is now there used to be a public fountain designed by Robin Boyd in Soutbank, Melbourne Victoria

Cable tram dummy and trailer on the St Kilda Line in Melbourne in 1905.

Cable tram dummy and trailer passing Queen Victoria Hospital, Swanston Street, 1905

Tramway construction in Sturt St South Melbourne, 1925.

Tramway construction in Sturt St,South Melbourne in Victoria in 🌹

The pointy end of one of the VR's fleet of Harris "Blue" trains. The Harris trains were the first steel-bodied Electric Multiple Unit train to operate on the suburban railway network of Melbourne. They were introduced in 1956 by the Victorian Railways, and last operated in 1988.

The pointy end of one of the VR's fleet of Harris "Blue" trains.


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