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150505 798853 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bank engines Progress Rail EMD SD70ACe/LCi unit 716 serial 20118693-008 and EMD SD90MAC unit 901 serial 976833-1, this unit has been repowered with an 16-710G3 prime mover, at the 227 km as they bank the loaded train upgrade into the cutting, the train speed is now increasing as the front of the train has topped the grade. Geodata: -22.0187117 118.5850933 .
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150505 799051 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bank engines Progress Rail EMD SD70ACe/LCi unit 716 serial 20118693-008 and EMD SD90MAC unit 901 serial 976833-1, this unit has been repowered with an 16-710G3 prime mover, at the 227 km as they bank the loaded train upgrade into the cutting, the train speed is now increasing as the front of the train has topped the grade. Geodata: -22.0187117 118.5850933 .
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150505 799166 viewsFMG Solomon Line, view looking west from the east end of Bow Siding, point indicators and back track visible in the distance. Geodata: -22.0188283 118.5297867 .
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150505 799450 viewsFMG Solomon Line, zoom view looking west from the east end of Bow Siding, point indicator indicating the loop is set for the straight, back track machine in it, 233 km. Geodata: -22.0188283 118.5297867 .
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150505 799537 viewsFMG Solomon Line, view looking east from station location board. Geodata: -22.0222833 118.5092267 .
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150505 799654 viewsFMG Solomon Line, view looking west from station location board. Geodata: -22.0222833 118.5092267 .
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150505 799748 viewsFMG Solomon Line, zoom view looking east from the west end of Bow Siding, point indicator indicating the switch is set for the straight. Geodata: -22.0253817 118.4933250 .
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150505 800156 viewsFMG Solomon Line, zoom view looking east from west of Bow Siding, loop can be seen right back to east end through cutting, an empty train in the arvo will work here! Geodata: -22.0256300 118.4896100 .
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150505 800264 viewsFMG Solomon Line, view looking west from the same point as 8001, approach to Bow Siding. Geodata: -22.0256300 118.4896100 .
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150505 800374 viewsFMG Solomon Line, Bowaling Claypan, located just off the Witenoom - Roebourne Road. Geodata: -22.0843050 118.3361267 .
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150507 804348 viewsFMG Solomon Line, as the Nanutarra - Wittenoom Road was realigned when this line was built, this is where the western shortcut branch of the Roebourne - Wittenoom Road crosses the line before rejoining the Nanutarra Road. A loaded train behind double General Electric Dash 9-44CW Co-Co locomotives, units 010 serial no. 58187 and 014 serial no. 58191 power a loaded along the straight, there are bank engines on the rear. Geodata: -22.1617767 118.1279150 .
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150507 804656 viewsFMG Solomon Line, as the Nanutarra - Wittenoom Road was realigned when this line was built, this is where the western shortcut branch of the Roebourne - Wittenoom Road crosses the line before rejoining the Nanutarra Road. A loaded train behind double General Electric Dash 9-44CW Co-Co locomotives, units 010 serial no. 58187 and 014 serial no. 58191 power a loaded along the straight, there are bank engines on the rear. Geodata: -22.1617767 118.1279150 .
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150507 805094 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bank engines, a pair of General Electric C44-9W locomotives, units 005 serial 58182 and 006 serial 58183 assist a loaded train at the 278.291 km grade crossing. Geodata: -22.1620833 118.1272300 .
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150507 810061 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bridge over the Fortescue River South which drains out of Hamersley Gorge. Geodata: -22.1842517 118.0346950 .
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150507 810453 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bank engines General Electric C44-9W locomotives, units 006 serial 58183 and 005 serial 58182 run back light to Solomon for their next duty, seen here between the bridges over the Fortescue River South which drains out of Hamersley Gorge. Geodata: -22.1844217 118.0313467 .
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150507 810867 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bank engines General Electric C44-9W locomotives, units 006 serial 58183 and 005 serial 58182 run back light to Solomon for their next duty, seen here on the second bridge over the Fortescue River South which drains out of Hamersley Gorge. Geodata: -22.1844217 118.0313467 .
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150508 811151 viewsFMG Solomon Line, empty train lead by triple combination of General Electric C44-9W 004 serial 58181, EMD SD90MAC-H 916 serial 976833-22 and EMD SD70ACe 710 serial 20118693-002 power through the hills around the Bea Bea Creek area. Geodata: -22.0528200 118.7132450 .
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150508 811684 viewsFMG Solomon Line, empty train lead by triple combination of General Electric C44-9W 004 serial 58181, EMD SD90MAC-H 916 serial 976833-22 and EMD SD70ACe 710 serial 20118693-002 power through the hills around the Bea Bea Creek area. Geodata: -22.0528200 118.7132450 .
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150518 811991 viewsBHP Iron Ore old and retired ore stacker #4 and bucket wheel reclaimer #4 are blown apart to aid in the scrapping process.
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150518 812064 viewsBHP Iron Ore old and retired ore stacker #4 and bucket wheel reclaimer #4 are blown apart to aid in the scrapping process.
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