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030726 121315r325 viewsNelson Point Loco Overhaul Workshop sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE build CM39-8 unit 5632 'Poseidon' serial 5831-11 / 88-081 as it waits for a new engine. Although this was the first unit painted, sister loco 5639 saw the first mainline working of the new scheme to Yandi. This shot was taken on Saturday 26th July 2003.
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040801 172236r217 viewsBoodarie, 5631 'Apollo' serial 5831-10 / 88-080 leading a loaded Yarrie train thunders around the curve between Boodarie Yard and Finucane Island bound for the FI rotary dumper at 1722 hrs 1st August 2004.
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040802 141058r197 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Billiton Goninan GE built CM39-8 5632 'Poseidon' serial 5831-11 / 88-081 in charge of the 'Recycle Rake' is traversing the Transfer Road, this train conveys ore from Nelson Point to Finucane Island, sometimes twice a day. The line to the right is the line to the Junction, Yarrie and Bing. 1410 hrs 2nd August 2004.
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040817 194500r247 viewsNelson Point, BHP Billiton Goninan GE CM39-8 unit 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 class leader of a batch of four new built units, 5630 ended up travelling 4,940,000 km when retired. Here it idles away next to TSB 2 building awaiting a path out of Nelson Point yard with the 'Recycle Rake' bound for the dumper at Finucane Island 1945 hrs 17th August 2004.
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1046 00138 viewsWelshpool, Goninan Open Day 27th October, 1988. Brand new GE CM39-8 locomotive 5632 serial 5831-11 / 88-081 under construction for Mt Newman Mining.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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1047 00133 viewsWelshpool, Goninan Open Day 27th October, 1988. Brand new Pilbara cab being constructed for GE CM39-8 locomotive 5633 serial 5831-12 / 88-082 under construction for Mt Newman Mining.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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1048 00132 viewsWelshpool, Goninan Open Day 27th October, 1988. View from No.2 end of under construction GE CM39-8 locomotive 5632 serial 5831-11 / 88-081 being built for Mt Newman Mining.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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1049 00135 viewsWelshpool, Goninan Open Day 27th October, 1988. View of the assembly floor area, brand new GE CM39-8 locomotive 5631 serial 5831-10 / 88-080 under construction for Mt Newman Mining with sister unit 5632 inline behind it.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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1050 00135 viewsWelshpool, Goninan Open Day 27th October, 1988. Brand new GE CM39-8 locomotive 5633 serial 5831-12 / 88-082 is only in the early stages of construction for Mt Newman Mining.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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1051 00142 viewsWelshpool, Goninan Open Day 27th October, 1988. Mt Newman Mining's Goninan new build GE CM39-8 model loco 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 out the front of the workshop on display.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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160128 00380187 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, surrounded by remains, the last unit of 4 GE CM39-8 units built new in 1988 by Goninan WA, 5633 serial 5831-12/88-082 has its back to the scrapping while rebuilt sibling 5636 looks on.
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160128 00386166 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, upturned bogie from recently scrapped new built Goninan CM39-8 unit 5632. Bogie is of a GE floating bolster design, serial 1-10-87.
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160128 00400150 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, traction motors from CM39-8 unit 5632, more than likely GE 752AF units.
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160128 00402131 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, intact bogie from CM39-8 unit 5632, build date 11-87, GE floating bolster design.
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160128 00410106 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, this image shows three different types of the Dash 8 units. On the left 5654 is a GE model CM40-8M Goninan rebuild of a Comeng built ALCo M636, in the middle is new built GE model CM39-8 by Goninan 5633 and on the right is 5636 which is a GE model CM40-8M Goninan rebuild of an AE Goodwin built ALCo C636.
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160128 00413A151 viewsView of the stripped out cab - drivers console of Goninan built CM39-8 unit 5631, serial no. 5831-10, builders no. 88-080.
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196-06127 viewsYandi Two, BHP Iron Ore 5631 'Apollo' serial 5831-10 / 88-080 originally built new by Goninan as a GE CM39-8 in 1988. Drivers side cab view shows hand brake chain and bogie. May 1998.
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196-07103 viewsYandi Two, BHP Iron Ore 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 originally built new by Goninan as a GE CM39-8 in 1988. Drivers side cab view shows hand brake chain and bogie. May 1998.
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196-08122 viewsYandi Two, BHP Iron Ore 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 originally built new by Goninan as a GE CM39-8 in 1988. Drivers side cab view shows hand brake chain and bogie. May 1998.
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197-0484 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, looking west with the end of the triangle or wye, signal post is GJ 7, empty iron ore train behind BHP's Goninan 1988 build GE CM39-8 unit 5632 'Poseidon' serial 5831-11 / 88-081.
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