Builder's Plate - Wagon

Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
An oval shaped iron plate painted black with the cast raised lettering painted white. The plate has two spaces inside it, one above and below 'Brisbane'.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Manufacturer's Plate
Measurements
H195 x W270 x D6mm
Media/Materials description
Iron (Metals - Ferrous), Paint
Signature/Marks
BROWN & BROAD LTD \ BRISBANE \ BUILDERS
History and use
Brown & Broad built a number of S wagons for the Quensland Government Railways between 1908-1909. The firm built 50 H wagons in 1911 and supplied 60 open goods and 55 timber wagons between 1912-1913. Brown & Broad continued to build wagons for the railways during the First World War.

Brown & Broad were based in Newstead, Brisbane and were known for their wooden kit homes.
Registration number
R6806

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