Workers laying the Williamstown line, Footscray, 1928. #history #melbourne

Workers laying the Williamstown line, Footscray, 1928. #history #melbourne

Inscription: Albion Broadmeadows Line. Maribyrnong River Viaduct. 1929. Description: Looking up and along the Maribyrnong River Viaduct. The span appears to be complete. Location: Keilor East, Victoria, Australia Date: 1929

Inscription: Albion Broadmeadows Line. Maribyrnong River Viaduct. 1929. Description: Looking up and along the Maribyrnong River Viaduct. The span appears to be complete. Location: Keilor East, Victoria, Australia Date: 1929

The railway children: In 1935, young mothers from the suburbs were encouraged to leave their children in the care of railways’ staff while they shopped in the city. Many took advantage of this early form of crèche. A wire cage on the roof of Flinders Street was used for play activity; under supervision, children could watch the trains.

The railway children: In 1935, young mothers from the suburbs were encouraged to leave their children in the care of railways’ staff while they shopped in the city. Many took advantage of this early form of crèche. A wire cage on the roof of Flinders Street was used for play activity; under supervision, children could watch the trains.

Rail bridge over St Kilda road, Melbourne, circa 1890, connecting St Kilda station to Chapel St (Windsor) station (some time after the rail line closed).

Rail bridge over St Kilda road, Melbourne, circa 1890, connecting St Kilda station to Chapel St (Windsor) station (some time after the rail line closed).

What is now the migrants walkaway in southbank.

What is now the migrants walkaway in southbank.

Spencer Street Up ''Overland'' Express (NR 94)

Spencer Street Up ''Overland'' Express (NR 94)

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