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040806 185922r272 viewsNelson Point, the first of the last! EMD SD40R unit 3096 serial 31510 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8429 the first SD40R unloaded out of the final batch sits at the hardstand awaiting pick-up 6th August 2004.Jan 25, 2018
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040806 185209r318 viewsNelson Point, the first of the last! EMD SD40R unit 3096 serial 31510 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8429 the first SD40R unloaded out of the final batch sits at the hardstand awaiting pick-up 6th August 2004.Jan 25, 2018
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040403 103310r451 viewsNelson Point, Car Dumper 3, BHP GE AC6000 6071 'Chichester' serial 51063 and SD40-2 unit 3083 serial 786170-2 originally Union Pacific UP 3500 push the empty rake towards the south yard in a method called the "Pull-Push" style of spotting and clearing rakes 3rd April 2004.Jan 25, 2018
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040127 163743r467 viewsNelson Point, SD40-2 loco 3085 serial 786170-25 originally Union Pacific unit UP 3523 stands out the front of the Locomotive Overhaul Shop, awaiting repairs 27th January 2004.Jan 25, 2018
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031119 165830r531 viewsNelson Point, Ex Southern Pacific SD40T-2 loco 8335 serial 786175-9 built in April 1979 and retired by Union Pacific 23rd May 2001, this unit was purchased as a spares source for the other SD40 style units. The T signifies that it is a Tunnel motor with a modified radiator intake to allow 'cool' running through the Sierra Nevada tunnels. And the "M" with a lighting rod through it meant that it was a master unit for radio controlled helpers, used in the Tehachapi mountains. 19th November 2003.Jan 25, 2018
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031109 140045r454 viewsNelson Point, the first actual EMD SD40 model locomotive to arrive in Australia GECX 6415 serial 31542 frame 7861-52 built April 1966 for Southern Pacific as SP 8461 and still wearing previous owner IC & E blue and / yellow livery with 'fire cracker' aerial waits patiently on the back of a Brambles heavy-haul float with the tarp due to some quarantine issues and an officer from AQIS was in attendance as foreign soil had been found 9th November 2003.Jan 25, 2018
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040811 173538r217 viewsGoldsworthy Junction BHP GE AC6000 6077 'Nimingarra' serial 51069 and EMD SD40-2 3085 serial 786170-25 formally Union Pacific UP 3523 are in charge of an empty train at signal TR13 (transfer road switch, Goldsworthy Junction) mid-train units can just be seen in frame 11th August 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040810 171258r241 viewsAt the 76 km grade crossing BHP Billiton GE AC6000 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 leads an all bubble paint quin consist on the main with EMD SD40R 3091 serial 31496 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8415 and mid train units CM40-8M 5636 leading newly delivered SD40R units 3095 and 3096. This crossing has been moved since Tabba Siding was built in this location. 10th August 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040810 165626r245 viewsGillam Siding BHP Billiton GE AC6000 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 leads an all bubble paint quin consist on the main with EMD SD40R 3091 serial 31496 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8415 and mid-train units CM40-8M 5636 leading newly delivered SD40R units 3095 and 3096 as they cross an empty headed up by GE AC6000 6077 'Nimingarra' serial 51069 and EMD SD40-2 3085 serial 786170-25 and originally Union Pacific UP 3523. 10th August 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040810 162642r251 viewsAbydos Siding, BHP Billiton GE AC6000 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 leads an all bubble paint quin consist on the main with EMD SD40R 3091 serial 31496 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8415 and mid train units CM40-8M 5636 leading newly delivered SD40R units 3095 and 3096 10th August 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040810 150446r291 viewsShaw Siding, BHP Billiton GE AC6000 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 leads an all bubble paint quin consist on the main with EMD SD40R 3091 serial 31496 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8415 and mid train units CM40-8M 5636 leading newly delivered SD40R units 3095 and 3096 10th August 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040803 142716r344 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Billiton GE AC6000 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 leads EMD SD40R 3091 serial 31496 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8415 at signal TR13 (transfer road switch, Goldsworthy Junction) with an empty train 3rd August, 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040807 024920r280 viewsNelson Point, BHP GE AC6000 6077 'Nimingarra' serial 51069 idles away 0250 hrs on the loco spur near the South Yard Loco Prep facility 7th August 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040508 113001r320 viewsMooka Siding, BHP Billiton GE AC6000 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 and EMD SD40-2 3082 serial 786263-31 originally Union Pacific UP 3639 split the north end departure signals with a 300 waggon loaded train, the first pair of mid-train units 5633-5663 are visible, trailing are 5658-5631 and end of the train can be seen on the right. 8th May 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040802 090026r320 viewsRedbank, Nelson Point yard entrance BHP GE AC6000 6077 'Nimingarra' serial 51069 and Goninan CM40-8M rebuild 5654 'Kashima' serial 8412-11/93-145 arrive in Nelson Point with a loaded Yandi, of note was the mid-train engines EMD SD40R units 3090-3089 and CM40-8M 5636 had engineers on-board to carry out tests on the SD40R locomotives 2nd August 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040819 042026r359 viewsNelson Point yard, BHP GE AC6000 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 waits in the early hours of 19th August 2004 with a loaded rake for entry into Car Dumper 3 and the dumping of its train.Jan 23, 2018
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040811 161750r228 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP GE AC6000 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 is in mid-train controlling remote service on a loaded train with the windscreen protecting blinds up and leading EMD SD40R unit 3090 serial 33680 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8488 11th August 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040810 101005r248 viewsAbydos Siding, BHP GE AC6000 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 leads EMD SD40R unit 3090 serial 33680 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8488 on the mainline having passed Tamper 2. The 330 board is the 330 waggon train clearance point from the north end switch. 10th August 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040731 101241r382 viewsBing Siding, BHP GE AC6000 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 sitting in the passing track, the size of the radiator is clearly evident from this angle 31st July 2004.Jan 23, 2018
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040809 162852r255 viewsNelson Point, BHP GE AC6000 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 and EMD SD40R 3090 serial 33680 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8488 depart the yard with the 1630 hrs departure on 9th August 2004. The mid-train units 5660 and 5656 can be just seen in picture.Jan 23, 2018
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