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Reproduction Builders Plates and Railroad Castings

Cam-Tech Publishing offers an extensive line of reproduction locomotive builders plates and other castings.  All are cast in aluminum from original wooden patterns.  We DO NOT make reproduction castings from original castings. These castings are molded one at a time in sand molds, in the time-honored methods of the foundry.  Prices are listed below each casting and includes domestic shipping. 

If ordering by mail make checks payable to: Cam-Tech Publishing, 4890 E Miami-Shelby Rd., Fletcher, Ohio 45326-0341.

The Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad logo.  This is a reproduction of the famed D T & I logo that was created in 1914 and lasted into the 1950's.  Pictured is the prototype casting.  It measures 8 1/4 inches diameter and has raised and rounded lettering and border ring.  The casting is painted gloss black with silver painted letter and ring faces. It is a distinctive casting worthy of any railroad room or office wall. The original pattern was made by Scott Trostel, author of several books on the D T & I.  PRICE $130 Plus shipping  

Lima Locomotive Works Builders Plate Reproduction - Southern Pacific Daylight #4449  This is a faithful reproduction of the famed Lima Diamond builders plate for the streamlined passenger locomotive SP #4449.  Pictured is the prototype casting painted black in keeping with the locomotive styling.  It measures 16  inches across by 9 inches high, point to point.  The casting is painted gloss black with gold painted lettering. It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds. It is a distinctive casting worthy of any railroad room or office wall. PRICE $135 Plus shipping. 

Lima Locomotive Works Builders Plate Reproduction - Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Allegheny #1600  This is a faithful reproduction of the famed Lima Diamond builders plate for the mighty Super-Power 2-6-6-6  locomotive C&O #1600.  Pictured is the prototype casting painted red in keeping with the Lima Locomotive standard color.  It measures 16  inches across by 9 inches high, point to point.  The casting is painted red with gold painted lettering. It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds. It is a distinctive casting worthy of any railroad room or office wall. PRICE $135 Plus Shipping. 

 

Lima Loco & Mach. Co. SHAY  Builders Plate Reproduction This is a faithful reproduction of the early Lima circular builders plate for the unique Shay locomotive.  Pictured is the prototype casting painted black in keeping with the Lima Locomotive standard color.  It measures 8  inches in diameter.  The casting is painted black with gold painted lettering.  This particular plate was designed and used in a boot boiler Shay. It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds. It is a distinctive casting worthy of any railroad room or office wall. PRICE $135 Plus shipping. 

 

Lima Locomotive & Machine Co. SHAY  Builders Plate Reproduction This is a faithful reproduction of the early Lima circular builders plate for the unique Shay locomotive.  Pictured is the prototype casting painted black in keeping with the Lima Locomotive standard color.  It measures 7 3/4  inches in diameter.  The casting is painted black with gold painted lettering. It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 2 pounds. It is a distinctive casting worthy of any railroad room or office wall. PRICE $135 Plus shipping. 

BIG BOY Alco, American Locomotive Works Builders Plate Reproduction - Union Pacific #4014  This is a faithful reproduction of the famed Alco Big Boy 4-8-8-4 #4014.  Pictured is the prototype casting painted black with aluminized lettering  in keeping with the Union Pacific standard format.  It measures 7 1/2  inches wide by 14 inches long.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds. It is a distinctive casting worthy of any railroad room or office wall. PRICE $150 Plus shipping.

                                           

 

BIG BOY Alco, American Locomotive Works Builders Plate Reproduction - Union Pacific #4018  This is a faithful reproduction of the famed Alco Big Boy 4-8-8-4 #4018.  Pictured is the prototype casting painted black with aluminized lettering  in keeping with the Union Pacific standard format.  It measures 7 1/2  inches wide by 14 inches long.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds. It is a distinctive casting worthy of any railroad room or office wall. PRICE $150 Plus shipping.

 

CHALLENGER Alco, American Locomotive Works Builders Plate Reproduction - Union Pacific #3985  This is a faithful reproduction of the famed Alco Challenger 4-6-6-4 #3985.  Pictured is the prototype casting painted black with aluminized lettering  in keeping with the Union Pacific standard format.  It measures 7 1/2  inches wide by 14 inches long.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds. It is a distinctive casting worthy of any railroad room or office wall. PRICE $150 Plus shipping.  

Altoona Works, Pennsylvania Railroad T1 Reproduction Builders Plate #5524. This is a copy of the plate that marked the last T1 locomotive constructed for the Pennsylvania Railroad. This is a faithful reproduction of the famed Altoona Works #5524.  The T1 was possibly the most advanced steam locomotive ever built.   Pictured is the prototype casting painted black with bronze painted lettering.   It measures 7 1/2  inches wide by 12 1/2 inches long.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds.  PRICE $130 Plus shipping.

Juniata Shops, Pennsylvania Railroad K4s  #1361 Reproduction Builders Plate. This is a copy of the plate the preserved K4s locomotive constructed at Altoona, Pennsylvania for the Pennsylvania Railroad. This is a faithful reproduction of the famed Juniata Shops #1361.  The K4s 4-6-2 was the work horse of PRR passenger locomotives.  Pictured is the prototype casting painted black with bronze painted lettering.   It measures 7 1/8  inches wide by 10 7/8 inches long.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds.  PRICE $130 Plus shipping.

Juniata Shops, Pennsylvania Railroad K4s  #3880 Reproduction Builders Plate. This locomotive was constructed at Altoona, Pennsylvania for the Pennsylvania Railroad. This is a faithful reproduction of  Juniata Shops #3880.  The K4s 4-6-2 was the work horse of PRR passenger locomotives.  Pictured is the prototype casting painted black with bronze painted lettering.   It measures 7 1/8  inches wide by 10 7/8 inches long.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds.  PRICE $130 Plus shipping 

Juniata Shops, Pennsylvania Railroad M1 #4700 Reproduction Builders Plate. This locomotive was constructed at Altoona, Pennsylvania for the Pennsylvania Railroad. This is a faithful reproduction of  M1 4-8-2 Juniata Shops #4700.  The M1 was a main-stay of PRR freight locomotives. Some were also used in passenger service.  Pictured is the prototype casting painted black with bronze painted lettering.   It measures 7 1/8  inches wide by 10 7/8 inches long.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds.  PRICE $130 Plus shipping

Altoona Works, Pennsylvania Railroad J1 #6471 Reproduction Builders Plate. This is a copy of the plate that marked the  J1 locomotive constructed for the Pennsylvania Railroad. This is a faithful reproduction of Altoona Works #6471.  The J1 was a distinguished freight locomotive built by the Pennsylvania Railroad during WW II possibly the most advanced steam locomotive ever built.   Pictured is the prototype casting painted black with bronze painted lettering.  It measures 7 1/8  inches wide by 10 7/8 inches long.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds.  PRICE $130 Plus shipping.

Altoona Works, Pennsylvania Railroad Q2 #6199 Reproduction Builders Plate. This is a copy of the plate that marked the  Q2 locomotive constructed for the Pennsylvania Railroad. This is a faithful reproduction of Altoona Works #6199, the last Q2 built at the famous Altoona Works.  The Q2 was a distinguished freight locomotive built by the Pennsylvania Railroad during WW II possibly the most advanced steam locomotive ever built.   Pictured is the prototype casting painted black with bronze painted lettering.  It measures 7 1/2  inches wide by 12 inches long.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds.  PRICE $130 Plus shipping.

Baldwin Locomotive Works "Russian" 2-10-0 (WW I vintage) Reproduction Builders Plate. Built for the Russian Government Ea #1023 - but not shipped. It was diverted to United States Railroad Administration as U.S. Government, #1198 where it went to the Southern Railway as # 8032.  From there it went to Tennessee coal hauler Nashville, Chattanooga & Northern as their #954. Pictured is the prototype casting painted black with aluminum painted lettering.  It measures 9 1/8  inch diameter.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 3 pounds.  PRICE $130 Plus shipping.

Altoona Works, Pennsylvania Railroad GG1  Reproduction Builders Plate. This is a copy of the plate for the most famous electric locomotive ever built. This is a faithful reproduction of Altoona Works  Pennsylvania #4935 It is on display at Pennsylvania State RR Museum, Strasburg, Pa   It measures 7 1/2  inches wide by 15 1/4  inches long.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 4 pounds.  PRICE $150 Plus shipping

 

CUSTOM MADE UPON ORDER.  Here is a full size reproduction number plate reproduction for the famous PRR K4s Number 1361. This plate is made directly from a PRR mechanical drawing is a faithful front and back reproduction of Altoona Works  Pennsylvania #1361  It measures 19 3/4  inches wide by 17 3/4  inches high with three cast-in hold out stems 4 1/4 inches long.  It is cast in aluminum. Weight is approximately 24 pounds.  PRICE $675 Plus shipping

We also operate a production foundry, manufacturing castings in a variety of alloys in aluminum.  Drop us an email with your needs.