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257-073 viewsFlash Butt yard BHP's stored Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5506 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1987 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from a 1968 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6012-4 and road number 5455 and assigned new serial number 4839-01 / 87-071. It was delivered in Mount Newman Mining orange and was named Mt Goldsworthy. 5506 was the first unit in the world where an ALCo C636 had been rebuilt into an GE C36-7. Late 2001.Mar 12, 2022
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257-062 viewsFlash Butt yard BHP's stored Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5510 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1987 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from a 1969 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6027-2 and road number 5458 and assigned new serial number 4839-07 / 87-075. It was delivered in Mount Newman Mining orange and was named Newman. Of note is the Dash 8 radiator frame, the unit was converted to a Dash 8 radiator following loadout damage. Late 2001.Mar 12, 2022
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257-052 viewsFlash Butt yard BHP's stored Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5512 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1988 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from a 1970 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6041-1 and road number 5455 and assigned new serial number 4839-01 / 88-077. It was delivered in Mount Newman Mining orange and was named Hesta. Late 2001.Mar 12, 2022
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257-042 viewsFlash Butt yard BHP's stored Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5512 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1988 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from a 1970 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6041-1 and road number 5455 and assigned new serial number 4839-01 / 88-077. It was delivered in Mount Newman Mining orange and was named Hesta. Late 2001.Mar 12, 2022
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257-031 viewsFlash Butt yard BHP's stored Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5507 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1987 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from a 1970 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6035-2 and road number 5461 and assigned new serial number 4839-03 / 87-072. It was delivered in Mount Newman Mining orange and was named Port Hedland. Late 2001.Mar 12, 2022
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257-021 viewsFlash Butt yard BHP's stored Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5511 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1987 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from a 1970 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6035-4 and road number 5463 and assigned new serial number 4839-08 / 87-076. It was delivered in Mount Newman Mining orange and was named Port Hedland. Late 2001.Mar 12, 2022
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257-011 viewsFlash Butt yard BHP's stored Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5513 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1988 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from a 1970 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6012-2 and road number 5453 and assigned new serial number 4839-02 / 88-078. It was delivered in Mount Newman Mining orange and was named Kalgan. Late 2001.Mar 12, 2022
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257-001 viewsFlash Butt yard BHP's stored Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5513 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1988 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from a 1970 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6012-2 and road number 5453 and assigned new serial number 4839-02 / 88-078. It was delivered in Mount Newman Mining orange and was named Kalgan. Late 2001.Mar 12, 2022
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130721 2193r78 viewsBoodarie, empty waggon pair 3357 and 4358 head south back to the mines. A pair of waggons from orders for 882 pairs built by China Northern or CNR QRRS Qiqihar Railway Rolling Stock Co between 2010 and 2012. 21st July 2012.Feb 02, 2022
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211128 2902186 viewsThomas Yard, one of the eight second hand General Electric 9-44CW units FMG recently acquired undergoes preparations for entry into traffic. 017 was built by General Electric in June 1998 for BNSF (US railroad) with serial number 50641 and original road number 4787. The have been numbered consecutively on from the existing Dash 9 fleet. 28th November 2021.Dec 22, 2021
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256-372 viewsAt the 89.6 km grade crossing the loaded Robe River waggons across the crossing. May 2002.Nov 20, 2021
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256-362 viewsAt the 89.6 km grade crossing the loaded train behind the quad CM40-8M working of 9414, 9420, 9410 and 9425 rolls across the crossing and heads down the 1.26 percent grade. 9425 was built by AE Goodwin NSW as an ALCo C636 in April 1970 with serial G-6041-4 for Mount Newman Mining with road number 5468. It was sold to Robe in August 1982 and repainted and renumbered to 9425. 9425 was rebuilt by Goninan WA in August 1989 to become an CM40-8M model with serial 6266-8 / 89-85. May 2002.Nov 20, 2021
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256-353 viewsAt the 89.6 km grade crossing the loaded train behind the quad CM40-8M working of 9414, 9420, 9410 and 9425 rolls across the crossing and heads down the 1.26 percent grade. 9410 (2nd) was built by Comeng NSW as an ALCo M636 model in November 1975 with serial number C6098-05 for Mount Neman Mining with road number 5500, it was sent to Goninan but not rebuilt. Eventually sold to Robe and rebuilt by Goninan WA to an CM40-8M model in March 1996 with serial number 2160-03/96-202. May 2002.Nov 20, 2021
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256-341 viewsAt the 89.6 km grade crossing the loaded train behind the quad CM40-8M working of 9414, 9420, 9410 and 9425 rolls across the crossing and heads down the 1.26 percent grade. 9414 was built by AE Goodwin NSW as an ALCo M636 model in December 1971 with serial number G-6060-5 and part of the original order for five units. Locomotive was delivered to Robe River in January 1972 with Bechtel Pacific road umber 262.005 for construction use and was renumbered 1714 when that was completed. 9414 was rebuilt by Goninan WA in November 1991 to become an CM40-8M model with serial number 8206-11 / 91-124. May 2002.Nov 20, 2021
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256-335 viewsAt the 89.6 km grade crossing the loaded train behind the quad CM40-8M working of 9414, 9420, 9410 and 9425 rolls across the crossing and heads down the 1.26 percent grade. 9414 was built by AE Goodwin NSW as an ALCo M636 model in December 1971 with serial number G-6060-5 and part of the original order for five units. Locomotive was delivered to Robe River in January 1972 with Bechtel Pacific road umber 262.005 for construction use and was renumbered 1714 when that was completed. 9414 was rebuilt by Goninan WA in November 1991 to become an CM40-8M model with serial number 8206-11 / 91-124. May 2002.Nov 20, 2021
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256-322 viewsAt the 89.6 km grade crossing the loaded train behind the quad CM40-8M working of 9414, 9420, 9410 and 9425 rolls across the crossing and heads down the 1.26 percent grade. May 2002.Nov 20, 2021
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256-314 viewsAt the 89.6 km grade crossing and with the meet at Maitland completed the loaded train continues onto Cape Lambert behind the quad CM40-8M working. May 2002.Nov 20, 2021
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256-301 viewsAt the 89.6 km grade crossing and with the meet at Maitland completed the loaded train continues onto Cape Lambert behind the quad CM40-8M working. May 2002.Nov 20, 2021
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256-291 viewsAt the 89.6 km grade crossing and with the meet at Maitland completed the loaded train continues onto Cape Lambert behind the quad CM40-8M working. May 2002.Nov 20, 2021
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256-281 viewsAt the 89.6 km grade crossing and with the meet at Maitland completed the loaded train continues onto Cape Lambert behind the quad CM40-8M working. May 2002.Nov 20, 2021
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