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Ballarat Tramway Museum

Located on the shores of Lake Wendouree and with about a kilometre of single track with a single crossing loop, and a 7 road shed, the museum has a collection of trams representing those used on the Victorian provincial tramways

Junction with the depot track on Wendouree Parade

Note the warning for cyclists in the bike lane - riding over tram tracks at an angle is a great way to crash your bike!

6 July 2013 15:13 PM
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Frog in the overhead wires

6 July 2013 15:10 PM
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Trams 18 and 26 stabled in roads two and three

6 July 2013 15:09 PM
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1960s-70s tram advertisement for the State Electricity Commission of Victoria

6 July 2013 15:03 PM
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Timetable notices displayed on the depot wall

6 July 2013 15:03 PM
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'Maximum Traction' bogies on tram 39

The larger wheel took all the weight and was powered, the smaller wheel just steered the bogie. In reality 'maximum traction' was never achieved, with four-motor bogie trams providing much better performance.

6 July 2013 15:03 PM
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Tram 27 stabled outside the museum shed in number 2 road

6 July 2013 15:00 PM
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Tram 33 passes the depot track junction on Wendouree Parade

6 July 2013 14:59 PM
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Tram 33 departs the St Aidans Drive terminus

6 July 2013 14:56 PM
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Tram 33 departs the St Aidans Drive terminus

6 July 2013 14:56 PM
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Awaiting departure time at the St Aidans Drive terminus

6 July 2013 14:53 PM
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Tram 33 runs through the crossing loop

6 July 2013 14:47 PM
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Tram 33 out on Wendouree Parade

6 July 2013 14:46 PM
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Tram 33 departs the Carlton Street terminus

6 July 2013 14:44 PM
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SW6.951, 908 and 998 in off-site storage at Bungaree, temporarily stored on behalf of VicTrack

29 May 2011 11:10 AM
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Trams 13 and 33 outside the depot

6 September 2008 17:45 PM
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Trams 26 and 14 in the workshops

6 September 2008 17:43 PM
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Cab of privately owned Birney tram

6 September 2008 17:37 PM
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Inside of privately owned Birney tram

6 September 2008 17:37 PM
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Tram 13, 17 and 39 at the depot

6 September 2008 17:29 PM
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Tram 33 headed back to the depot

6 September 2008 17:27 PM
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Tram 33 headed out again, for an inspection run

6 September 2008 16:56 PM
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Tram 33 heads back to the depot

6 September 2008 16:40 PM
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Tram 27 sits on the depot fan

6 September 2008 16:30 PM
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