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141025 5818748 viewsWedgefield, WA, view from the new bypass road looking into the rear of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard with former BHP Billiton Iron Ore EMD SD40, SD40R and GE AC6000 model units lined up awaiting their fate, from left, EMD SD40 3080, SD40R 3097, SD40 3078, SD40R 3088, 3086, 3094, AC6000 6075, SD40R 3091, AC6000 6073 and remains of another SD40R
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141025 5819892 viewsWedgefield, WA, view from the new bypass road looking into the rear of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard with former BHP Billiton Iron Ore EMD SD40 and SD40R model units lined up awaiting their fate, from left, SD40 3080, SD40R 3097, SD40 3078 and SD40R 3088
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141025 5820763 viewsWedgefield, WA, view from the new bypass road looking into the rear of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard with former BHP Billiton Iron Ore EMD SD40R and GE AC6000 model units lined up awaiting their fate, from left, EMD SD40R 3088, 3086, 3094, AC6000 6075, SD40R 3091
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141025 5821661 viewsWedgefield, WA, view from the new bypass road looking into the rear of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard with former BHP Billiton Iron Ore EMD SD40R and GE AC6000 model units lined up awaiting their fate, from left, AC6000 6075, SD40R 3091, AC6000 6073 and remains of another SD40R
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141025 5822740 viewsWedgefield, WA, view from the new bypass road looking into the rear of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard with former BHP Billiton Iron Ore EMD SD40R and GE AC6000 model units lined up awaiting their fate, from left, EMD SD40R 3091, AC6000 6073 and remains of another SD40R
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141027 5825782 viewsWedgefield, view out the back of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard shows a sorry sight. From left is the frame of an SD40R and prime mover, AC6000 6073, SD40R 3091, AC6000 6075 and SD40 3079. Beside 3079 is the remains of AC6000 unit 6071 having been reduced from one of the most powerful locomotives to work in Australia to a munched up tangled mass of metal, the EVO motor is still in the frame
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141027 5827847 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, with what remains of an SD40R and prime mover having the frame cut into three pieces, as the once mighty GE AC6000 6073 and SD40R 3091 wait their turn to ne reduced to scrap
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141027 5828697 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, overview of the carnage. Units visible awaiting the shears and gas are, GE AC6000 6073, EMD SD40R 3091, AC6000 6075, EMD SD40 3079, AC6000 6074 and 6072 and SD40R 3092 and 3089
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141027 5829615 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, overview of the carnage. Units visible awaiting the shears and gas are, EMD SD40 3079, which is behind the frame of GE AC6000 6071, AC6000 6074 and 6072 and SD40R 3092, 3089 and 3095 with a frame part from a former SD40R and the excavator with the hydraulic shears
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141027 5830714 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of EMD SD40R units 3092, 3089 and 3095 watching a former sister units being reduced to bits, a frame part beside it's bogie and then the primer mover 645 EMD engine and fuel tank tipped on it's side, and the excavator with the hydraulic shears
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141027 5831651 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, overview of the carnage. Units visible awaiting the shears and gas are, GE AC6000 6073, EMD SD40R 3091, AC6000 6072, SD40R 3092, 3089 and 3095 flanked by the remains of an SD40R with the hydraulic shears and EMD 645 engine on it's side
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141027 5833637 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of Hitachi ZAXIS 350 LCH excavator fitted with the huge hydraulically operated shears that are making a meal of former EMD SD40 and GE AC6000 locomotives. Behind it lays the remains of an EMD SD40R unit which has been reduced to a few frame part with the EMD 645 engine laying over. Behind it sister units 3095, 3089 and 3092 along with an GE AC6000 6072 wait for a similar fate
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141027 5834551 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard,
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141027 5837508 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard,
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141027 5838534 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard,
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141027 5839526 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard,
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