Unknown Nameplate

Discussion in 'Memorabilia, Media & Publications' started by Notatrainer, 14 May 2019.

  1. Notatrainer

    Notatrainer New Member

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    I have been given a brass plate that I'm told came from engine. I cannot find any info as to what it came from and would be grateful for any help.
    Brian
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  3. t_star2001uk

    t_star2001uk Member

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    Id say more industrial plant than railway equipment. Gas exhausters were used in coking plants.
     
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    Spartacus Established Member

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    Kneedown Established Member

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    Vacuum braked diesel and electric loco's were fitted with exhausters to "suck" the air out of the vacuum brake pipe, although I can't confirm if BTH supplied these, or if it came from one.
     
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    nat67 On Moderation

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    Hellfire! Rugby. That bit of the plate does it for me :D. I do know that they did some testing back in the day from the BTH site. I'm not sure it it could be to do with the class 15?
     
  7. eastdyke

    eastdyke Established Member

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    Yes this ^^^
    The presence of W-D at the top of the plate indicates the tie-in with The Woodall Duckham Company who, amongst other stuff, built Coking Plants. The ratings on the plate are similar in range to those in the picture from the above link.
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