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213-20489 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point fuel point, Comalco R 1004 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277, weight 132 tonne, engine 12-710G3A, generator AR11-WBA-CA5, traction motors D87ETR, rated power 2460 kW/3300 hp. 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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213-21190 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point fuel point, Comalco R 1004 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277, weight 132 tonne, engine 12-710G3A, generator AR11-WBA-CA5, traction motors D87ETR, rated power 2460 kW/3300 hp. 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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213-22209 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point fuel point, Comalco R 1004 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277, weight 132 tonne, engine 12-710G3A, generator AR11-WBA-CA5, traction motors D87ETR, rated power 2460 kW/3300 hp. 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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213-23150 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point fuel point, Comalco R 1004 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277, weight 132 tonne, engine 12-710G3A, generator AR11-WBA-CA5, traction motors D87ETR, rated power 2460 kW/3300 hp. 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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213-24164 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point fuel point, Comalco R 1004 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277, weight 132 tonne, engine 12-710G3A, generator AR11-WBA-CA5, traction motors D87ETR, rated power 2460 kW/3300 hp. 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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213-25193 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point fuel point, Comalco R 1004 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277, weight 132 tonne, engine 12-710G3A, generator AR11-WBA-CA5, traction motors D87ETR, rated power 2460 kW/3300 hp. 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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213-26253 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point railway workshops. Comalco shunt engine R 1003 coupled to a Difco side dump waggon. R 1003 is an Electro Motive built NW2 model with serial number 4114 and frame number of E761-8 was built in November 1946 at La Grange originally for Canadian National with road number 7943. Sold to Comalco in December 1975 and entered service in 1976. This unit was subsequently scrapped in 2000.
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213-27340 viewsWeipa, builders plate on Comalco R 1004. Purchased from BHP Iron Ore in 1994. Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277, weight 132 tonne, engine 12-710G3A, generator AR11-WBA-CA5, traction motors D87ETR, rated power /.
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213-28199 viewsWeipa, view of pilot on Comalco R 1004, Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277, note the difference this in freight only traffic to an V/Line N class pilot used in passenger service.
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213-29242 viewsWeipa, view of tri-mount bogie on Comalco R 1004, Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277, note the difference this and the V/Line N class bogie used in passenger service.
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213-30444 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point railway workshops track maintenance compound, Speno rail grinder model RR 28E, a twenty eight wheel grinder, this unit is very likely to have been originally purchased by Mt Newman Mining and used in the Pilbara in the 1970s. Even a remote railway requires a grinder! September 1995.
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213-31355 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point railway workshops track maintenance compound, Speno rail grinder model RR 28E, a twenty eight wheel grinder, this unit very likely was originally purchased by Mt Newman Mining and used in the Pilbara in the 1970s. Even a 30 km remote railway requires a grinder! September 1995.
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213-32219 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point track maintenance compound, gangers trolley, a Briggs and Stratton powered Rail Rod II. September 1995.
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213-33198 viewsWeipa, a loaded train from Andoom near Northern Avenue with Comalco R 1004 leading thirty three loaded waggons of bauxite.
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213-34198 viewsWeipa, a loaded train from Andoom near Northern Avenue with Comalco R 1004 leading thirty three loaded waggons of bauxite.
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213-35181 viewsWeipa, trailing view of a loaded train from Andoom near Northern Avenue with Comalco R 1004 out of site leading thirty three loaded waggons of bauxite.
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213-36400 viewsWeipa, an empty train departs Lorim Point behind Comalco R 1004 a Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277 originally as GML 10 for Goldsworthy Mining in Western Australia, bought by Comalco in 1994.
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213-37229 viewsWeipa, an empty train departs Lorim Point behind Comalco R 1004 a Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277 originally as GML 10 for Goldsworthy Mining in Western Australia, bought by Comalco in 1994.
   
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