Locomotive & Train
Railwayana - Loco Nameplates Industrial
The policy of naming mainline steam locos also carried across to the
industrial scene where many locos were named either after the
company they were working for or often using Christian names, but
anything was possible. Most nameplates were made of cast brass but
tended to be quite small relative to the size of their mainline
you wish to purchase your first nameplate this could be a good way
to go as they are quite reasonably priced being from around £250
upwards with most selling between £500 and £1250. They are also
quite easy to move around and to display. Some examples are shown
Sold in our September 2011 Auction for
Sold in our November 2010 Auction.
Sold in our May 2010 Auction.
Industrial nameplates are available in most of the Specialist
Railwayana Auctions and you should find in the catalogue description
full details of the loco that carried the plate.
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