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Last additions - 10-2014
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141027 5912567 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. Besides 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, sister units 3095 wait for a similar fate.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5913660 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. Besides 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.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5896580 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, a pile of bits from GE AC6000 unit 6071.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5895617 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 is reduced to frame level with only the nose which contains the collision posts and the 6600 hp EVO motor and alternator awaiting the thermal lance.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5892761 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, a worker steps off the frame of an EMD SD40R with only the EMD 645 engine and alternator intact following thermal lancing to cut the frame up as GE AC6000 unit 6073 looks on.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5891653 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 6600 hp GEVO-16 motor and GE 5GMG201 alternator awaiting the thermal lance.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5889703 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of the trailing bogie and frame of GE AC6000 unit 6071 as sister unit 6972 awaits the same treatment.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5888584 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of the multi-function display panels from GE AC6000 unit 6071.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5887622 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 is reduced to frame level with only the nose which contains the collision posts awaiting the thermal lance.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5885561 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 6600 hp GE 5GMG201 alternator.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5884649 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 6600 hp GEVO-16 motor and GE 5GMG201 alternator awaiting the thermal lance.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5882762 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 is reduced to frame level with only the nose which contains the collision posts and the 6600 hp EVO motor and alternator awaiting the thermal lance.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5883626 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 units 6073 serial 51065 and 6075 serial 51067 flank EMD SD40R unit 3091 serial 31496/7861-6 prior to scrapping.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5880824 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 units 6075 serial 51067 is nose to nose with the remains of sister unit 6071 serial 51063.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5879688 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, the frame of an EMD SD40R unit is thermal lanced around the EMD 645 engine and alternator.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5875630 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6073 serial 51065 and EMD SD40R unit 3091 serial 31496/7861-6 look on as another SD40R unit is reduced to its frame and EMD 645 engine.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5877813 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 units 6073 serial 51065 and 6075 serial 51067 flank EMD SD40R unit 3091 serial 31496/7861-6 prior to scrapping.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5869635 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, GE AC6000 unit 6071 is just a frame and 6600 hp EVO motor as EMD SD40 3079 and other AC6000 units 6074 and 6072 look on.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5868555 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, an EMD SD40R is getting the thermal lance treatment to cut the frame while other GE AC6000 and EMD SD40R units look on, AC6000 unit 6071 has been reduced to just the frame with the EVO 6600 horsepower engine awaiting the lance as well.Oct 27, 2014
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141027 5867723 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, line up f units awaiting their fate, General Electric AC6000 unit 6072 serial 51064 and EMD SD40R units 3092 serial 31498 / 7861-8, 3089 serial 31512 / 7861-22 and 3095 serial 33677 / 7083-7.Oct 27, 2014
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