Builder's Plate - Wagon, Industrial Engineering
24 Nov 1976 Country
Queensland See full details
A rectangular shaped steel plate with black lettering and a red 'IEL" logo pressed into the front of the plate.
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Manufacturer's Plate
H90 x W305 x D2mm
INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING LIMITED \ STEELWELD FABRICATIONS QUEENSLAND DIVISION \ DESIGNERS AND MANUFACTURERS OF PRESSURE VESSELS, \ RAIL WAGONS, RAIL AND ROAD TANKERS, OFF-HIGHWAY \ VEHICLE BODIES, AUTOCLAVES, KILNS, STACKS AND \ HEAVY FABRICATIONS. \ IEL (logo) \ IND ENG \ SERIAL No. Z1073-0T069 [stamped into the plate] \ DATE 24 . 11. 76. [stamped into the plate]
History and use
Industrial Engineering, Queensland Division were based in Wacol, Brisbane. The firm started providing Queensland Railways with rolling stock in the 1970s. In 1972-73, Industrial Engineering supplied QR with 102 QFX aluminium grain wagons. The following year, the firm supplied a further 40 QGX grain wagons.