Re: Trust Plates
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This photo shows a trust plate used as late as 11/51, which is relatively late for most of us. Stenciled equipment trust plates must have been more common later.
The photo raises a question. The car was new 11/51. On the upper right hand side of the car, it's lettered that a new roof was applied 11/51. What's the purpose or significance of this lettering?
Fleming Island, Florida
From: "Tony Thompson tony@... [STMFC]"
Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:48 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Trust Plates
On both SP and PFE, they were bolted, not riveted. Of course it would look the same on a model.
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