Rectangular shaped number plate with scalloped corners. Raised border around edge of face. Four circular mounting holes and red paint finish on face. Black paint finish on outer edges. Text unpainted and polished to metal.
TRANSPORT Railways locomotive number plate
Sir W . G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co. Ltd., Scotswood Works
L460 x W170 X H301mm
Brass (Metals - Non-Ferrous) Paint (Surface Treatments)
E60/C 21 / 38
History and use
This is one of two number plates from Queensland Railways C17 Class locomotive No.803. The locomotive was manufactured by Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth, Scotswood Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England.
Queensland Railways ordered 25 C17 Class locomotives from Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth in 1927. With No.803 having the works number 851.
No.803 entered service in July 1927 and was withdrawn in February 1969.