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251-232 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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251-223 viewsNelson Point wheel lathe, BHP's General Electric built AC6000 model 6074 serial 51066 idles away outside the shop. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-213 viewsNelson Point wheel lathe, BHP's General Electric built AC6000 model 6074 serial 51066 idles away outside the shop. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-203 viewsNelson Point wheel lathe, BHP's General Electric built AC6000 model 6074 serial 51066 and yet to be named idles away outside the shop. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-194 viewsNelson Point wheel lathe, BHP's General Electric built AC6000 model 6074 serial 51066 and yet to be named idles away outside the shop. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-185 viewsNelson Point wheel lathe, BHP's General Electric built AC6000 model 6074 serial 51066 and yet to be named idles away outside the shop. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-172 viewsNelson Point wheel lathe, BHP's General Electric built AC6000 model 6074 serial 51066 idles away outside the shop. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-162 viewsNelson Point, the South Yard 'prep shed' located on the dumper exit roads 102, 103 and, 104. Goninan GE rebuild unit 5656 a CM40-8M unit with serial number 8412-01 / 94-147 sits on shed with a sister units. This facility was used to service and fuel locomotives while their respective waggon rakes were being tipped through the car dumpers. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-155 viewsNelson Point, the South Yard 'prep shed' located on the dumper exit roads 102, 103 and, 104. This facility was used to service and fuel locomotives while their respective waggon rakes were being tipped through the car dumpers. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-145 viewsNelson Point, BHP's retired Goninan WA's ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuilds, these were the first time in the world that an ALCo C636 had been rebuilt into an GE C36-7, are lined up near the service shop awaiting their fate. The line is 5510, 5506, 5508, 5512, 5513, 5507, 5509, 5511, and, 5513. They had recently been displaced due to the arrival of the AC6000 units which also took their name plates. Only two units would go on to survive 5507 and 5508. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-132 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5513 serial number plate. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-123 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5511 builders plate. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-114 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5511 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1987 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from 1969 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 Mt Newman Mining orange and was named Port Hedland. 551 holds the dubious honour of being the first unit withdrawn following an engine failure in 1998. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-103 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5509 builders plate. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-094 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5509 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1987 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from 1969 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6012-1 and road number 5452 and assigned new serial number 4839-05 / 87-074. It was delivered in Mt Newman Mining orange and was named Chichester. 5509 was subsequently cut down in September 2003 and then sent to United Goninan's Lansdowne NSW facility for use as an engine test bed, then later to Broadmeadow NSW. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-084 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5507 panel side view of Goldsworthy Joint Venture lettering. One of only three units to carry such. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-075 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5507 builders plate. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-065 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5507 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1987 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from 1969 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 Mt Newman Mining orange and was named Ethel Creek, then in 1991 5507 emerged in BHP livery carrying Mt Whaleback, then renamed to Corunna Downs and again finally to Nimingarra, it was also one of three units to carry the Goldsworthy Joint Venture lettering. In 2003 it was fully rebuilt and leased to Pilbara Rail in that livery and numbered 5051. It survives stored at 7 mile complex as at Dec 2021. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-055 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5513 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1988 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from 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 Mt Newman Mining orange and was named Kalgan. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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251-044 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5512 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1988 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from 1970 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6041-1 and road number 5465 and assigned new serial number 4839-01 / 88-077. It was delivered in Mt Newman Mining orange and was named Hesta. 22nd April 2000.Nov 12, 2020
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