Builder's Plate - C17 Class Locomotive No.816

Production date
1927
Country
England
State/Province
Tyne & Wear
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Description
Large brass oval plate with polished raised border and text with a red painted recessed background.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways
Measurements
L303 x W457 x H17
Media/Materials description
Cast brass, paint
Signature/Marks
SIR W.G ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH & CO LTD \ SCOTSWOOD WORKS, NEWCASTLE.ON.TYNE. \ [A on W symbol in circle] / NO864. 1927
History and use
This Builder's Plate was attached to a C17 Class 4-8-0 locomotive No.816. Twenty-five C17 Class locomotives were builtfor Queensland Railways by Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co at their works in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England in 1927. No.816 entered service in July 1927 and was withdrawn from service in May, 1964.
Registration number
R827

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