Builder's Plate - B13 Class locomotive No.195

Production date
1886
Country
Scotland
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Description
Diamond shaped brass plate mounted on a decorative polished backing board. The plate has a raised polished brass border and polished brass lettering with a red painted background. Lettering on the backing board is painted yellow.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways
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Measurements
L222 x W550 x H20 mm
Media/Materials description
Cast brass, wood, paint
Signature/Marks
<on front of mounting board> Last B13 Eng. No. 195 / Cairns Railway / Dismantled 1940 / 54 Years Service
<on front of plate> Dubs & Co / No.2230 / Glasgow Locomotive Works / 1886
History and use
This builder's plate is from No.195 a B13 Class locomotive built by Dubs & Co, Glasgow Locomotive Works in 1886. It entered service as Great Northern Railway No.20 on 5 August 1887. No.20 was renumbered 195 under the State System in 1890. It was written off in March, 1940.
Registration number
R825

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