Builder's Plate - Locomotive Boiler

Country
Australia
State/Province
New South Wales
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Description
An ornatedly designed iron plate painted red, gold and black. The plate has a scrolled bow at the bottom and the Australian coat of arms at the top. The centre of the plate features a phoenix rising from flames.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Manufacturer's Plate
Measurements
H210 x W180 x D5mm
Media/Materials description
Iron
Paint (Surface Treatments)
Signature/Marks
ADVANCE AUSTRALIA
THE CLYDE ENGINEERING Co. Ltd. \ GRANVILLE \ & SYDNEY \ N.S.W
History and use
After the Second World War, Queensland Railways were required to outsource maintenance work on their aging steam fleet. So high was the demand, that locomotives were sent to Clyde in New South Wales for repair. This builder's plate is from replacement boiler produced by Clyde for a Queensland Railways locomotive.
Registration number
R6827

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