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160128 0000190 viewsSee 5661 reduced to frame level in just over 7 minutes.
A 176 tonnes locomotive is no match for a 40 tonne CAT excavator with a T-Rex type hydraulic set of shears.
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160128 00378182 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, like a dog with a bone, the 40 tonne excavator has a hold of former BHP Billiton Goninan rebuild CM40-8M locomotive 5661 serial 8412-06/94-152.
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160128 0056771 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 has had the hood removed showing the GE 7FDL-16 prime mover and GMG187 alternator, the fuel tank indicates that the frame is a Comeng built ALCo M636.
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160128 0058455 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 is now match for the 40 tonne Cat excavator model 330DL as the shears tear the cab to pieces.
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160128 0061052 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 is now match for the 40 tonne Cat excavator model 330DL as the shears tear the cab to pieces.
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160128 0065463 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 cab has had the drivers side torn out revealing the remains on the control stand.
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160128 0078959 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 has the back wall of the cab torn off.
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160128 0087562 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, reduced to just the front wall and the 7FDL-16 engine sticking above frame level, BHP Billiton Goninan rebuild CM40-8M locomotive 5661 serial 8412-06/94-152 is almost gone.
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160128 0087668 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, the almost unmarked front of Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661, serial 8412-06, builders no. 94-152 is surrounded by the twisted scrap that earlier formed the rest of the locomotive.
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160128 0087873 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, a view down the side of Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661, serial 8412-06, builders no. 94-152, a sharp eye will see that this frame was a Comeng built ALCo M636, while behind it is an AE Goodwin built ALCo M636 frame.
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160128 0088069 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, view of the ALCo Hi-Ad bogie shows the external coil secondary suspension.
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160128 0088296 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, view looking at the inside of the cab front wall and the ALCo Hi-Ad bogie shows the external coil secondary suspension.
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