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251-203 viewsNelson Point wheel lathe, BHP's General Electric built AC6000 model 6074 serial 51066 and yet to be named idles away outside the shop. 22nd April 2000.
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251-213 viewsNelson Point wheel lathe, BHP's General Electric built AC6000 model 6074 serial 51066 idles away outside the shop. 22nd April 2000.
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251-223 viewsNelson Point wheel lathe, BHP's General Electric built AC6000 model 6074 serial 51066 idles away outside the shop. 22nd April 2000.
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251-238 viewsNelson Point hard stand area, BHP's 5631 'Apollo' built new in October 1988 by Goninan as a GE CM39-8 model with serial number 5831-10 / 88-080. One of four such units built in 1988 and delivered in the Mt Newman orange livery. 22nd April 2000.
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251-243 viewsNelson Point hard stand area, BHP's 5631 'Apollo' built new in October 1988 by Goninan as a GE CM39-8 model with serial number 5831-10 / 88-080. One of four such units built in 1988 and delivered in the Mt Newman orange livery. 22nd April 2000.
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251-253 viewsNelson Point hard stand area, BHP's 5631 'Apollo' built new in October 1988 by Goninan as a GE CM39-8 model with serial number 5831-10 / 88-080. One of four such units built in 1988 and delivered in the Mt Newman orange livery. 22nd April 2000.
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251-262 viewsNelson Point hard stand area, view of the pilot and newly installed Leslie 5 chime horn, the original single horn can be seen below it. BHP's 5631 'Apollo' built new in October 1988 by Goninan as a GE CM39-8 model with serial number 5831-10 / 88-080. One of four such units built in 1988 and delivered in the Mt Newman orange livery. 22nd April 2000.
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251-273 viewsNelson Point hard stand area, drivers side cab view of BHP's 5631 'Apollo' built new in October 1988 by Goninan as a GE CM39-8 model with serial number 5831-10 / 88-080. One of four such units built in 1988 and delivered in the Mt Newman orange livery. 22nd April 2000.
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251-286 viewsNelson Point hard stand area, drivers side profile view of BHP's 5631 'Apollo' built new in October 1988 by Goninan as a GE CM39-8 model with serial number 5831-10 / 88-080. One of four such units built in 1988 and delivered in the Mt Newman orange livery. 22nd April 2000.
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251-298 viewsNelson Point hard stand area has the compressor waggon 559 off compressor set 7 and two ballast waggons 534 and 536. All three waggons are modified from the original Oroville Dam ore waggons built by Magor USA. 22nd April 2000.
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251-309 viewsNelson Point hard stand area overview sees the CM39-8 model loco 5631, an unidentified flat car and some ore waggons and a compressor set in the distance. 22nd April 2000.
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251-3126 viewsNelson Point, the final ALCo on the BHP roster, 5499 sits stored pending its future. Built by Comeng NSW in November 1975 as an ALCo M636 with serial number C6096-04. The unit was intended to be donated to Thursday Island, but this didn't eventuate due to logistical reasons. It is now at the Rail Heritage WA museum in Bassendean. 22nd April 2000.
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251-329 viewsNelson Point, the final ALCo on the BHP roster, 5499 sits stored pending its future. Built by Comeng NSW in November 1975 as an ALCo M636 with serial number C6096-04. The unit was intended to be donated to Thursday Island, but this didn't eventuate due to logistical reasons. It is now at the Rail Heritage WA museum in Bassendean. 22nd April 2000.
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251-339 viewsBing Siding, BHP ballast waggon 509 sits in a dead end siding very much unloved. Originally an ore waggon and built by Magor USA and was one of the original fleet of wagons to come out to WA with the car dumper at the beginning of the Mt Newman project. 22nd April 2000.
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251-345 viewsBing Siding, BHP ballast waggon 509 sits in a dead end siding very much unloved. View of the ballast discharge chutes and the manual handle. Originally an ore waggon and built by Magor USA and was one of the original fleet of wagons to come out to WA with the car dumper at the beginning of the Mt Newman project. 22nd April 2000.
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251-356 viewsWalla Siding, two examples of BHP's ore waggon fleet of Comeng built waggons. The waggon closet to the camera has a new coupler fitted.
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251-3610 viewsWalla Siding, new coupler fitted to waggon.
     
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