Builder's Plate - Crane

Production date
1881
Country
England
State/Province
Suffolk
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Description
An oval iron plate with a painted black background and white lettering. There are two holes, one each side of the '1881' numerals.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Manufacturer's Plate
Production place
Measurements
H151 x W202 x D9mm
Media/Materials description
Iron (Metals - Ferrous) Paint (Surface Treatments)
Signature/Marks
RANSOMES & RAPIER \ 1881 \ MAKERS, LONDON
History and use
This Builder's Plate was fitted by Ransomes & Rapier to a manually operated crane they supplied to Queensland Railways in 1881. This crane would have been built at their works located in Ipswich, England although the plate refers to London where their head office or an agency may have been located.
Registration number
R6805

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