Builder's Plate - Wagon

Production date
1926
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
An oval shaped iron plate painted black with the cast raised lettering painted white.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Manufacturer's Plate
Measurements
H146 x W240 x D8mm
Media/Materials description
Iron (Metals - Ferrous)
Signature/Marks
EVANS, DEAKIN & Co. \ 1926 \ BRISBANE.
History and use
In the mid 1920s, Evans, Deakin & Company expanded their operations by purchasing land at Rocklea to undertake railway rolling stock fabrications. The firm quickly became a major supplier of rolling stock to the Queensland Railway Department.

For the year ending on 30 June 1926, Evans Deakin & Company produced 520 FG and 205 H wagons for the Department.
Registration number
R6803

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