Builder's Plate - C17 Class Locomotive No. 938

Production date
1949
Country
Australia
State/Province
New South Wales
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Description
Round brass plate with Australian Coat of Arms at top, detailed scroll work on two sides and bottom. A Phoenix rising is located in the centre with all text and inscriptions in polished relief brass and has a red painted recessed background.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways
Measurements
L295 x W249 x H5 mm
Media/Materials description
Cast brass, paint
Signature/Marks
[Australian Coat of Arms / The Clyde Engineering Co. Ltd. / Granville & Sydney / 502 /[Symbol of Phoenix Rising / N.S.W./ 1949
History and use
This builder's plate is from C17 Class No.938 which entered service in November 1949. It spent its whole life in the Central Division working out of depots at Alpha, Rockhampton, Mount Morgan and Mackay. No.938 was wriiten off 15 May 1968.
Registration number
R828

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