Interactive maps of the former Adelaide tramway network

 
  409 Minister for Railways

For nearly a year now, I have been slowly building a series of interactive maps on a Google platform on behalf of the Tramway Museum, St Kilda for their website detailing the former tramway network.

As well as detailing the history of every line, siding and depot (with the exception of the Flinders Street Loop at the moment), every single tram stop has also been listed and where possible, illustrated with photos from the Museum’s archive. Information on each tram stop and the facilities provided at every location has mostly been taken from the General Manager’s own 1953 copy of the ‘Tramway Street Directory and Field Guide’ (also from the Museum archives) with additional information from 1951 and 1916 editions.

Direct Google links can be found below:

Northern Lines (Cheltenham, Prospect, Enfield, Walkerville North, St Peters and Paradise).
https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1Kixo-Bs-NgsDijAd1Av17-kT9wQ&ll=-34.896985885711004%2C138.60117945000002&z=13

Eastern Lines (Morialta, Magill, Kensington Gardens, Erindale, Burnside and Linden Park).
https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1FkWh-rvt2dcpEqffx6pxIOnDyzU&ll=-34.92198861605801%2C138.64632370000004&z=13

Southern Lines (Glen Osmond, Fullarton/Springfield, Kingswood, Mitcham, Hyde Park and Col Light Gardens).
https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1fGQZzeVBY53DynreSlXWvIwxDfk&ll=-34.95941600421966%2C138.61671479999995&z=13

Western Lines (Glenelg, Wayville West, Hilton/Richmond, Henley North and Findon).
https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1zH-6quWxAvqtK9YhT06lWS8IK20&ll=-34.94223854120239%2C138.54726165&z=13

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  409 Minister for Railways

I can’t seem to edit the original post but I hope everyone enjoys looking through these maps.
  Halo Chief Train Controller

Very well donedo
  Pressman Spirit of the Vine

Location: Wherever the Tin Chook or Qantas takes me
Great to see your alive and kicking young William (pardon the old RP joke) Laughing

Great work

I have one edit for you thought
Morialta Line stop 23A
Moules Road Loop was located immediately after trams turned in to Moules Road from St Bernards Road. As well as serving the local residents in the immediate vicinity of the loop, students for Norwood Morialta High School would also board and alight from trams here.
The Norwood Morialta High School campus was only built in recent times, late 1970's I think, long after the trams and their tracks disappeared.
So it would have never been used by students as there was no school there.
Norwood high School did exist but it was on the Parade, beyond the Kensington Gardens Terminus

The site, bounded by Moules Road, St Bernards Road, Morialta Road West and Grantley Avenue was owned by the PMG (Post Master Generals Dept.) and used as a training site for the PMG's Linesmen. It had a number of the old Round rooved corrugated iron sheds (ex WWII style) as "classrooms"

I grew up in that area and knew it well albeit after the trams had gone
  don_dunstan Minister for Railways

Location: Adelaide proud
I have been following the development of the interactive maps via the ATM website, excellent to see it all finished - thank-you very much for this very interesting addition to Adelaide tram history.
  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
I can’t seem to edit the original post but I hope everyone enjoys looking through these maps.
409

They are great!
  Black Board Beginner

What a wonderful resource. Superb

Thank you for posting Smile
  brianph Locomotive Driver

Location: Bethany
What a wonderful resource. Superb

Thank you for posting Smile
Black Board
I agree Black Board.  
My grandfather was a 'permanent way' supervisor.  I used to go out with him on Sunday mornings when a lot of the work was being done.  No trams on Sunday morning!
I am going to spend a lot of time doing some nostalgic remembering.
Thank you 409 - or is it 'young William'?
Brian
  409 Minister for Railways

I had it suggested on another forum that the four maps that have been created should all be combined in to a single map which is what I have done. 21 tram routes (routes 1 and 2 were Hackney and City Depot workings respectively) around 440 tram stops and between 1,200-1,300 photos in total are included on this map. The Flinders Street Loop which has previously been omitted from the previous maps has also been included on this combined map. A new addition has been the placement of the various signal cabins used on the main City network.

I hope you all enjoy this combined map!

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1TDRa4IZPRneJOMkWavQCdxc9Lw6CAXJp&ll=-34.92724905265216%2C138.592709&z=11
  DJPeters Assistant Commissioner

I had it suggested on another forum that the four maps that have been created should all be combined in to a single map which is what I have done. 21 tram routes (routes 1 and 2 were Hackney and City Depot workings respectively) around 440 tram stops and between 1,200-1,300 photos in total are included on this map. The Flinders Street Loop which has previously been omitted from the previous maps has also been included on this combined map. A new addition has been the placement of the various signal cabins used on the main City network.

I hope you all enjoy this combined map!

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1TDRa4IZPRneJOMkWavQCdxc9Lw6CAXJp&ll=-34.92724905265216%2C138.592709&z=11
409
Just a question William are you going to do the Port Adelaide tram system as well as it was a separate tram system to the main tram system.
  nscaler69 Deputy Commissioner

Location: There are no stupid questions, but there are a lot of inquisitive idiots.
This interactive map has now being picked up by the Advertiser: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/messenger/east-hills/tramway-museum-online-project-allows-users-to-look-at-photos-and-routes-of-adelaides-old-tram-network/news-story/8bb7bf175672a067892b29b325b70260

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