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247-193 viewsCape Lambert, Robe River's 9426 a Comeng WA rebuild from ALCo Schenectady NY model C636 serial 3499-3 originally built in January 1968 for Pennsylvania as #6332, Penn Central 6332 and finally Conrail 6782. Purchased in 1986 and rebuilt by Comeng WA into CE636R before delivery to Robe in November 1986. This loco also went on to become DR 8401 for construction of FMG's railway in 2007-08. Seen here dragging a loaded rake down to the car dumper at Bells Crossing. Approximate location of train is here. 22nd May 2002.Oct 28, 2020
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247-182 viewsCape Lambert, Robe River's 9426 a Comeng WA rebuild from ALCo Schenectady NY model C636 serial 3499-3 originally built in January 1968 for Pennsylvania as #6332, Penn Central 6332 and finally Conrail 6782. Purchased in 1986 and rebuilt by Comeng WA into CE636R before delivery to Robe in November 1986. This loco also went on to become DR 8401 for construction of FMG's railway in 2007-08. Seen here dragging a loaded rake down to the car dumper from the South Yard at Bells Crossing. Approximate location of train is here. 22nd May 2002.Oct 28, 2020
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247-172 viewsCape Lambert overview of the fuel point, with a brace of four CM40-8M rebuilds finishing up refuelling before departing with another empty train. The workshops are to the left of the picture. Where I'm standing to take the picture is now all stockpile. Approximate location of photo is here. 22nd May 2002.Oct 28, 2020
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243-378 viewsNelson Point departure yard, BHP Billiton's CM40-8M unit 5634 'Boodarie' a Goninan WA GE rebuild unit serial 8151-07 / 91-120 in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it heads up an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003.Oct 28, 2020
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243-367 viewsNelson Point departure yard, BHP Billiton's CM40-8M unit 5634 'Boodarie' a Goninan WA GE rebuild unit serial 8151-07 / 91-120 in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it heads up an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003. The view to the left is much changed as FMG now has five berths along with Roy Hill and BHP Harriet Point.Oct 28, 2020
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243-351 viewsNelson Point departure yard, hood view of BHP Billiton's CM40-8M unit 5634 'Boodarie' a Goninan WA GE rebuild unit serial 8151-07 / 91-120 in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it heads up an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003.Oct 28, 2020
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243-341 viewsNelson Point departure yard, hood view of BHP Billiton's CM39-8 unit 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 and built new by Goninan WA in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it trails an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003.Oct 28, 2020
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243-331 viewsNelson Point departure yard, no. 2 end view of BHP Billiton's CM39-8 unit 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 and built new by Goninan WA in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it trails an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003.Oct 28, 2020
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243-321 viewsNelson Point departure yard, no. 2 end view of BHP Billiton's CM39-8 unit 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 and built new by Goninan WA in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it trails an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003.Oct 28, 2020
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243-311 viewsNelson Point departure yard, BHP Billiton's CM40-8M unit 5634 'Boodarie' a Goninan WA GE rebuild unit serial 8151-07 / 91-120 in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it heads up an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003.Oct 28, 2020
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243-301 viewsNelson Point departure yard, BHP Billiton's CM40-8M unit 5634 'Boodarie' a Goninan WA GE rebuild unit serial 8151-07 / 91-120 in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it heads up an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003.Oct 28, 2020
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247-161 viewsCape Lambert, Robe River's 9426 a Comeng WA rebuild from ALCo Schenectady NY model C636 serial 3499-3 originally built in January 1968 for Pennsylvania as #6332, Penn Central 6332 and finally Conrail 6782. Purchased in 1986 and rebuilt by Comeng WA into CE636R before delivery to Robe in November 1986. This loco also went on to become DR 8401 for construction of FMG's railway in 2007-08. Seen here dragging a loaded rake down to the car dumper. 22nd May 2002.Oct 27, 2020
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247-151 viewsCape Lambert overview of the fuel point, with a brace of four CM40-8M rebuilds finishing up refuelling before departing with another empty train. The workshops are to the left of the picture. Where I'm standing to take the picture is now all stockpile. Approximate location of photo is here. 22nd May 2002.Oct 27, 2020
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247-141 viewsCape Lambert overview of the railway workshops buildings and service shops for surface mining equipment. Approximate location of photo is here. 22nd May 2002.Oct 27, 2020
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247-131 viewsCape Lambert overview of the fuel point, with a brace of four CM40-8M rebuilds finishing up refuelling before departing with another empty train. The workshops are to the left of the picture. Where I'm standing to take the picture is now all stockpile. Approximate location of photo is here. 22nd May 2002.Oct 27, 2020
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247-122 viewsCape Lambert, Robe River's 9426 a Comeng WA rebuild from ALCo Schenectady NY model C636 serial 3499-3 originally built in January 1968 for Pennsylvania as #6332, Penn Central 6332 and finally Conrail 6782. Purchased in 1986 and rebuilt by Comeng WA into CE636R before delivery to Robe in November 1986. This loco also went on to become DR 8401 for construction of FMG's railway in 2007-08. Seen here in the South Yard dragging a loaded rake down to the car dumper. Approximate location of train is here. 22nd May 2002.Oct 27, 2020
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247-111 viewsCape Lambert, Robe River's 9426 a Comeng WA rebuild from ALCo Schenectady NY model C636 serial 3499-3 originally built in January 1968 for Pennsylvania as #6332, Penn Central 6332 and finally Conrail 6782. Purchased in 1986 and rebuilt by Comeng WA into CE636R before delivery to Robe in November 1986. This loco also went on to become DR 8401 for construction of FMG's railway in 2007-08. Seen here in the South Yard dragging a loaded rake down to the car dumper. Approximate location of train is here. 22nd May 2002.Oct 27, 2020
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247-101 viewsCape Lambert, Robe River's 9426 a Comeng WA rebuild from ALCo Schenectady NY model C636 serial 3499-3 originally built in January 1968 for Pennsylvania as #6332, Penn Central 6332 and finally Conrail 6782. Purchased in 1986 and rebuilt by Comeng WA into CE636R before delivery to Robe in November 1986. This loco also went on to become DR 8401 for construction of FMG's railway in 2007-08. Seen here in the South Yard dragging a loaded rake down to the car dumper. Approximate location of train is here. 22nd May 2002.Oct 27, 2020
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247-091 viewsCape Lambert fuel point, Robe River locomotive 9420 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 8109-03 / 91-119 from March 1991 riding on Hi-Ad bogies and was originally an ALCo Schenectady built C630 serial 3486-4 and built new for Chesapeake & Ohio (USA) as their 2103. It is one of four C630 ALCo units purchased in 1974 and delivered to Robe in January 1975. Everything below the frame is ALCo while above is GE and Pilbara Cab. Approximate location of the locos is here. 22nd May 2002.Oct 27, 2020
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247-081 viewsCape Lambert fuel point, Robe River locomotive 9414 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 8206-11 / 91-124 from November 1991 riding on Dofasco bogies and was originally an AE Goodwin built M636 ALCo built new for Robe in December 1971 and numbered 262.005, later numbered 1714. Everything below the frame is ALCo while above is GE and Pilbara Cab. Approximate location of the locos is here. 22nd May 2002.Oct 27, 2020
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