Buildings and other structures
The Society retains for preservation examples of tramway street furniture from Melbourne, including decorative poles, passenger shelters, electrolysis and switching pillars, and other significant items.
Key elements are represented by the six centre poles with decorative fittings in Bylands Yard, which were originated from William Street Melbourne. Another major item is the former Batman Avenue terminus tram shelter and signal box, which was obtained from Melbourne in 1999. This building is awaiting funding for re-erection at Bylands.
The Society has also acquired a major heritage building in the form of the Exhibition Goods Shed. The function of this building is to act as a display hall and workshop at the Bylands museum.
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