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Tag Archives: Wagon plate
Chasewater Railway Museum
A couple of new items
I suppose that should be ‘old’!
Firstly, a round enamelled badge 1″ diameter. London & North Eastern Railway St Andrews Ambulance Association.
Another LNE item – an oval cast iron wagon or parcels van plate. Dukinfield 1927. Size: 6.5″x 4.375″
Chasewater Railway Museum
The latest items added to the Chasewater Railway Museum’s Collection were purchased over the weekend.
The first one is a reversible Carriage Destination Board, Walsall and Rugeley.
As can be seen, this is painted white with black lettering and is made of wood.
The other item is a cast iron Wagon Plate, black with white lettering.
Among the latest additions to the Chasewater Railway Museum Collection:
Horseshoe-shaped wagon plate
The latest wagon plate to be put on display in ChasewaterRailwayMuseum is an example of one of the horseshoe-shaped variety of the Thomas Burnett & Co. Ltd., Doncaster. The horseshoe shape was chosen by Burnett’s to reflect the importance of their base in Doncaster to the British horse racing scene.
Burnett’s were a well respected firm of wagon repairers with several repair depots.
In 1951 the Company merged into Wagon Repairs Ltd. and the name ‘Burnett’ vanished.