Builder's Plate - Carriage

Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
An oval shaped metal plate painted dark blue with the lettering painted in white.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Manufacturer's Plate
Measurements
H70 x W117 x D2mm
Media/Materials description
Aluminium
Paint
Signature/Marks
.ARTHUR . FOOTE . LTD. \ BUILDERS \ IPSWICH
History and use
Arthur Foote Ltd were a timber and joinery firm based in North Ipswich. In 1925-26, Arthur Foote built ten luggage van bodies for Queensland Railways. These bodies were attached to underframes built at the Ipswich Railway Workshops.

In 1926-27 the firm once again built ten goods brake vans with the underframes built at the Workshops.
Registration number
R6852

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