Builder's Plate - QGX Wagon

Production date
1974
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
A rectangular shaped steel plate with red lettering and a red 'IEL" logo pressed into the front of the plate.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Manufacturer's Plate
Measurements
H90 x W175 x D2mm
Media/Materials description
Steel
Signature/Marks
IEL \ YEAR BUILT \ 1974 [stamped into the plate] \ JOB No. \ 25 74 [stamped into the plate] \ STEELWELD FABRICATIONS \ QUEENSLAND DIVISION
QGX
History and use
Steeweld fabrications (Industrial Engineering, IEL) began producing QGX wagons for Queensland Railways in 1971. In 1974, the firm supplied QR with 40 of these wagons.

This builder's plate is from one of those 40 QGX wagons produced in 1974.
Registration number
R6828

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