Builder's Plate - Track Maintenance Vehicle, Sleeper spacer

Production date
1976
Country
Australia
State/Province
South Australia
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Description
A rectangular shaped aluminium plate coloured light gold/copper from electroplating the aluminium. A serial number has been pressed into the front of the plate.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Manufacturer's Plate
Production place
Measurements
H64 x W90 x D2mm
Media/Materials description
Aluminium
Signature/Marks
COMENG ARESCO \ PTY LTD. \ Comeng \ Office & Factory: CAVAN ROAD, DRY CREEK \ SOUTH AUSTRALIA \ SERIAL No. SS589 [pressed into the front of the plate]
History and use
Comeng purchased South Australian track maintenance vehicle company, Aresco Trak-Chief in 1968, with the company taking over full operations of Aresco in 1972. The South Australian arm of Comeng became known as Comeng Aresco in 1973.

Comeng Aresco continued to produce track maintenace vehicles as well road-rail buses and tractors, compressor cars, sleeper cranes and boring machines. By the end of the 1970s, Comeng Aresco produced over 30 different railway maintenace vehicles.
Registration number
R6868

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