One of twenty images depicting the private lives of tram workers by photographer Sarah Pears taken in 1992.

Description of Content

Image of a woman, dressed in navy pants, a white shirt, green jumper and yellow and green scarf, standing in front of a tram. She is holding a metal rod with which she appears to be adjusting the tram tracks.

Physical Description

Colour photograph


Statement of Historical Significance:

The South Melbourne Tramworkers collection documents a group of culturally diverse workers in both their domestic and work environments. These images capture a time of significant industrial change, workplace culture of the tramways and public transport industry more generally, and personalise a workforce.

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