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213-0024 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point Workshops looking east across to the track maintenance compound with eleven Comalco ore waggons of both types lined up and the Speno rail grinder in the compound, September 1995.
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213-0125 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops looking east, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. This unit is almost identical to the GT26C models of the WAGR L class. September 1995.
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213-0221 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops looking east, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. This unit is almost identical to the GT26C models of the WAGR L class. September 1995.
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213-0319 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops looking east, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. This unit is almost identical to the GT26C models of the WAGR L class. September 1995.
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213-0424 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. Also noticeable, the units don't have dynamic brakes fitted so there is no brake 'blister' in the middle of the hood like you see on the GT26C models of WAGR L or VR C classes. September 1995.
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213-0526 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point fuel point looking south across the apron, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. Also noticeable, the units don't have dynamic brakes fitted so there is no brake 'blister' in the middle of the hood like you see on the GT26C models of WAGR L or VR C classes. September 1995.
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213-0630 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point Workshops, Comalco shunt loco R 1003 sits unused and almost out of service in October 1995. EMD model NW2 built 1946 serial 4114 in service with Comalco in 1976 and purchased from Canadian National n 1975. Subsequently it was later scrapped in 2000.
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213-0722 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point, view looking east from the workshops towards the dump station with a rake of waggons lined up with the two types of aluminium bottom discharge hoppers discernible by the hungry boards fitted to the original type waggons, the control cabin for the dump station can be made out in the distance.
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213-0822 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point, view of the handbrake end of an HMAS class ore waggon one of thirty such waggons built by Industrial Engineering in Qld in 1978 in aluminium, the red triangle is the end of train device.
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213-0922 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point, side view of an HMAS class ore waggon 102, one of thirty such waggons built by Industrial Engineering in Qld in 1978 these bottom discharge hoppers are constructed from aluminium.
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213-1024 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point, side view of an HMAS class ore waggon 19, one of the original sixty one waggons built by Comeng Qld in 1971-72 these bottom discharge hoppers are constructed from aluminium.
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213-1123 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops yard, ground throw point or switch operating unit with the number 5 identification.
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213-1219 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. This unit is almost identical to the GT26C models of the WAGR L class. September 1995.
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213-1318 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops looking east, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. This unit is almost identical to the GT26C models of the WAGR L class. September 1995.
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213-1420 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops looking east, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. This unit is almost identical to the GT26C models of the WAGR L class. September 1995.
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213-1522 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops building, looking south east at the rear of the building. Canron Rail Group Mk I switch tamper. Canron was taken over by Harsco in 1990-91.
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213-1612 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops building, looking south east at the rear of the building and yard. From the left, R 1003, waggons, r 1001 and the Canron Rail Group Mk I switch tamper.
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213-1712 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. Also noticeable, the units don't have dynamic brakes fitted so there is no brake 'blister' in the middle of the hood like you see on the GT26C models of WAGR L or VR C classes.
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213-1814 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. Also noticeable, the units don't have dynamic brakes fitted so there is no brake 'blister' in the middle of the hood like you see on the GT26C models of WAGR L or VR C classes.
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213-1915 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point fuel point, Comalco R 1004 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277, weight 132t, engine 12-710G3A, generator AR11-WBA-CA5, traction motors D87ETR, rated power 2460kW/3300hp. The body is similar to a V/Line N class while the components are the same as the Australian National AN class. Originally built for Goldsworthy Mining as GML 10 for use at their Western Australian iron ore railway and locally known as Cinderella. Purchased by Comalco in 1994 following the takeover of Goldsworthy by BHP.
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