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139-01108 viewsTourello Loop, staff exchange hut and Super Loo.
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139-02108 viewsCreswick station yard overview, gang camp ATCO dongas, siding visible in the grass with baulk, brick goods shed, looking south from the north end, elevated signal box.
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139-03119 viewsCreswick station yard overview, well what remains! Siding rail just visible in the grass, Looking north from the south end, lamp room, elevated signal box, station building, goods shed.
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139-04149 viewsBallarat station yard, V/Line broad gauge VHEF type bogie briquette hopper waggon VHEF 729, side view. Originally built new in 1982 by V/Line Workshops in a batch of thirty five as type VHEY, recoded to VHEF in 1987/88.
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139-05128 viewsBallarat yard, semaphore and disc signal Post 19 controlled from Ballarat Signal Box A or Ballarat Box, goods shed roads at left, goods platform roads at right, looking east. Right hand Arm Up Home No. 6 Road to the Up Passenger Line to Post 7, right hand Disc from No. 6 Road to 'D' towards Post 13, left hand Arm Up Home No. 7 Road to Up Passenger Line to Post 7 and left hand Disc from No. 7 Road to 'D' towards Post 13. The waggons at right are on No. 7 Road with the just visible grain waggons on No. 8 goods road with double disc Post 18.
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139-06112 viewsBallarat yard, Ballarat A Signal Box, track view, north west elevation, point rodding easily visible with town below.
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139-07110 viewsBallarat yard, looking east, rear view of semaphore and disc signal post 11, semaphore signal post 9B facing the camera, Ballarat East signal box and goods shed visible in the background.
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139-08112 viewsBallarat East Signal Box looking east across Humffray Street with the interlocked gates for the double track mainline to Warrenheip and another set for the loco tracks protected by Post 6A which was installed following its removal from Beaufort, bluestone goods shed with stored T class locomotives in the distance with the loco depot behind. Disc 6A is for movements across Humffray Street to Loco with Disc 6 for departing movements. Disc signal Post 5A on the left for down trains from No. 1 Road to the Goods Arrival Road or Siding Y, double bracket Post 5 (with removed right Arm) left had Arm is from No. 2 Road to Passenger Line to Post 11 and controlled from A Box, the staff exchange platform is for the former line to Buninyong.
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139-09146 viewsBallarat East, Humffray Street, interlocked gates, V/Line broad gauge N class N 469 'City of Morwell' Clyde Engineering EMD model JT22HC-2 serial 86-1198 leads an up passenger train, the right hand set of interlocked gates are for the loco depot tracks, point rodding, signal post 6A.
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139-10129 viewsBallarat yard, semaphore signal Post 7 controlled from Ballarat East Signal Box, which can be seen in the background, image taken from point 'Y', goods arrival and departure roads at right with passenger lines at far right. This reduced signal post now only contains the Up Home Up Passenger Line to No. 1 Road to Post 4 at Ballarat East platform and the Calling On Up Passenger Line to No. 1 Road. The stripped left hand mast was for movements from the Goods Departure Road and the Goods Sidings.
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139-11124 viewsBallarat yard, semaphore and disc signal Post 11 with rear facing semaphore signal post 9B, the top left hand Arm is the Down Home to Post 21 for No. 1 Road and is pulled off for an arriving passenger train. Top right hard Arm is the Down Home to Post 23 for No. 3 Road, bottom right Arm Down Home to Post 20 for No. 4 Road. Discs are all From 'U', top left to Car Sidings, centre left Disc towards Post 21 for No. 1 Road, bottom left Disc towards Post 22 for No. 2 Road, top right Disc towards Post 23 for No. 3 Road, centre right Disc towards Post 20 for No. 4 Road and the right bottom Disc to No. 5, 6 or 7 Roads.
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139-12115 viewsBallarat yard disc signal Post 12 originally had six semaphores then six discs and in 1991 it was down to five discs. Not long after this view was taken the interlocked yard at Ballarat was rationalised and electrified with point motors and colour light signals taking over and all the old interlocked sidings had their interlocking removed. The top left hand Disc to the Car Sidings behind the station, centre left Disc towards Post No. 21 for No. 1 Road, removed bottom left Disc was towards Post No. 22 for No. 2 Road (also removed), top right hand Disc to Post No. 23 for No. 3 Road, centre right Disc towards Post No. 20 for No. 4 Road and the bottom right Disc to point 'D' towards Post No. 14 which led into the back road and the goods sheds and platforms.
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139-13132 viewsBallarat station yard view looking east from Platform One, shows remains of the removed fourth track in foreground, K crossings still in situ, semaphore signal Posts 20, 19, 17, 21B, Post 21 behind Post 21B is pulled off a down Adelaide goods train.
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139-14122 viewsBallarat, view of Lydiard Street interlocked crossing gates and semaphore signal bridge, signal box is just to the left of frame, and station is to the right. Ballarat Coachlines on the brick building on the left, entrance to Ballarat Freightgate in middle of frame at V/Line sign.
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139-15130 viewsBallarat station view, Ballarat B Signal Box at Lydiard St showing the interlocked gates and looking through to the semaphore signal gantry and station building and canopy. The signal posts on the gantry are from the left,
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139-16115 viewsBallarat station junction, track view of the junction at Ballarat B signal box or Lydiard Street box, looking east from the Armstrong Street bridge, double track to triple track which used to then become four tracks on the other side of the gates before No. 2 Road was removed. The shadow of Disc Post 33 can be seen along with the interlocking of the points with the signal pulleys.
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139-17126 viewsBallarat, looking towards Lydiard St from Armstrong St bridge, semaphore signal Posts 30 and 30A, 30A are 'co-acting' signals for Post 30, operated from Ballarat Signal Box B at Lydiard St, this junction goes from double track to triple and used to be four roads through the station building. The manual interlocked gates of Lydiard St are just visible through the road overbridge. Left hand Arm Up Home Up Line to 'A' to Post 29 for No. 4 Road, middle Arm Up Home Up Line to 'B' to Post 27 or 28 for No. 3 or 2 Roads and the right Arm Up Home Up Line to 'C' to Post 26 for No. 1 Road.
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139-18138 viewsBallarat, Doveton Street Sidings, weigh bridge test truck, WTT type four wheel weighbridge test waggon WTT 21, converted from IA type four wheel open waggon IA 7448. Started life as I type I 7448 built by Newport Workshops in January 1905, to IA type in 1935, converted to WTT type in April 1956.
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139-19134 viewsBallarat, Australian National broad gauge BL class BL 32 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 83-1016 leading a down Adelaide goods pauses at Ballarat station under the canopy and clock tower, view of Lydiard Street Ballarat B signal box, interlocked gates and semaphore signal gantry, with triple track to double track junction, point rodding, interlocking and point indicator.
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139-20109 viewsBallarat, Australian National broad gauge BL class BL 32 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 83-1016 leading a down Adelaide goods pauses at Ballarat station under the canopy and clock tower, view of Lydiard Street Ballarat B signal box, interlocked gates and semaphore signal gantry, 119 km post, looking east.
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