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252-073 viewsCockatoo Siding 273 km on the Hamersley Iron line to Yandi, General Electric built 9-44CW unit 7088 with serial number 47767 from the original 1994 build idles away on the eastern end of the ballast train. Cab side view. Location is roughly here. 24th November 2001.Nov 27, 2020
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252-062 viewsCockatoo Siding 273 km on the Hamersley Iron line to Yandi, General Electric built 9-44CW unit 7088 with serial number 47767 from the original 1994 build idles away on the eastern end of the ballast train as it is loaded and slowly progresses into the back track siding Ballast plough BP 02 is behind the locomotive. Location is roughly here. 24th November 2001.Nov 27, 2020
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252-053 viewsCockatoo Siding 273 km on the Hamersley Iron line to Yandi, General Electric built 9-44CW unit 7088 with serial number 47767 from the original 1994 build idles away on the eastern end of the ballast train as it is loaded and slowly progresses into the back track siding Ballast plough BP 02 is behind the locomotive. Location is roughly here. 24th November 2001.Nov 27, 2020
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252-042 viewsCockatoo Siding 273 km on the Hamersley Iron line to Yandi, General Electric built 9-44CW unit 7088 with serial number 47767 from the original 1994 build idles away on the eastern end of the ballast train as it is loaded and slowly progresses into the back track siding Ballast plough BP 02 is behind the locomotive. Location is roughly here. 24th November 2001.Nov 27, 2020
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252-033 viewsCockatoo Siding 273 km on the Hamersley Iron line to Yandi, General Electric built 9-44CW unit 7088 with serial number 47767 from the original 1994 build idles away on the eastern end of the ballast train as it is loaded and slowly progresses into the back track siding Ballast plough BP 02 is behind the locomotive. Location is roughly here. 24th November 2001.Nov 27, 2020
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252-025 viewsCockatoo Siding 273 km on the Hamersley Iron line to Yandi, ballast plough waggon BP 02 is on the end of a ballast rake being loaded. BP 02 has been converted from an Nippon Sharyo ore waggon with the mounting of an air compressor on top and the fitting of a plough blade, the waggon is also loaded with ballast for ballast. Location is roughly here. 24th November 2001.Nov 27, 2020
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252-015 viewsCockatoo Siding 273 km on the Hamersley Iron line to Yandi, National Steel Car Company of Canada built ballast hopper waggon BH 047 built in January 1971. A batch of twenty were built for Hamersley Iron. Location is roughly here. 24th November 2001.Nov 27, 2020
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251-365 viewsWalla Siding, new coupler fitted to waggon.Nov 12, 2020
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251-355 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.Nov 12, 2020
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251-344 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.Nov 12, 2020
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251-336 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.Nov 12, 2020
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251-325 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.Nov 12, 2020
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251-3112 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.Nov 12, 2020
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251-304 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.Nov 12, 2020
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251-294 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.Nov 12, 2020
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251-283 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.Nov 12, 2020
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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.Nov 12, 2020
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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.Nov 12, 2020
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251-252 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.Nov 12, 2020
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251-242 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.Nov 12, 2020
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