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030720 160654r130 viewsNelson Point Loco Service Shop, BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5639 'Corunna Downs' serial 8281-03/92-128 sits in the afternoon Pilbara sun displaying its brand new colours, painting only finished on it this day and about ten minutes after these photos where taken the unit was back in service! Sunday 20th July 2003.
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030726 121315r86 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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040530 150318r82 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 2 holding roads, BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M units 5642 'Wallareenya' serial 8281-07/92-131, 5669 'Beilun' serial 8412-02/95-160 and 5659 'Kobe' serial 8412-04/94-150 show some of the differences amongst the rebuild, 42 was a Goodwin built C636 ALCo and 59 was also build by Goodwin but an M636 hence both round tanks while 69 was a Comeng built M636 with a larger fuel tank. 30th May 2004.
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040801 172236r76 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 141058r63 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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040806 091254r74 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8MEFI 5666 'Taranto' serial 8412-11/94-157, was the first unit fitted with Electronic Fuel Injection to the 16FDL engine hence the EFI on the model designation, is in charge of the Weighbridge Calibration train which is situated in the middle of the switches at the Goldsworthy Junction. 5666 will do several trips back and forward over the weighbridge at various speed to allow the technicians to calibrate it as well as having to clear the mainline for loaded and empty train movements. 0915 hrs 6th August 2004.
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040812 123214r62 viewsYarrie line 148km, east of Taplin, BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5639 'Corunna Downs' serial 8281-03/92-128 works a 'mixed' of 12 ballast and 10 loaded GML waggons towards Hedland following a derailment further out near the Yarrie Mine, 1230hrs 12th August 2004.
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040812 155940r57 viewsGoldsworthy Junction BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5639 'Corunna Downs' serial 8281-03/92-128 is on the Yarrie line with a mixed ballast and loaded ore train awaiting a Pilot to come out from Hedland to pilot the train into Nelson Point yard at 1600hrs 12th August 2004.
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040817 194500r67 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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041001 152919r76 viewsRedbank Bridge, BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5650 'Yawata' serial 8412-07/93-141 notches back up into power as it passes the examiner doing his 'roll by' entering Nelson Point yard as a Doug Gould road train passes over the top. A very rare shot indeed! 1530 hrs 1st October 2004.
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041016 170918r97 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 3 roads BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5635 'Pippingarra' serial 8151-09/91-121 leads EMD SD40-2 3081 and SD40R 3089 awaiting their turn to spot through dumper 3 16th October 2004.
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050101 170643r78 viewsGillam Siding BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5637 'De Grey' serial 8181-01/92-123 leading a pair of EMD SD40R units 3087 and 3091 comes to a stand under the control of driver Jacka Cale behind another train already holding the main and an empty taking the passing track. Double crosses were not that uncommon during this era. 1st January 2005.
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050109 093124132 viewsPilbara Railway Historical Society, removed Locotrol cab from Goninan CM40-8ML ALCo rebuild unit 5663, this unit had eventually had a normal cab fitted.
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050109 182408r80 viewsSeven Mile workshop load testing bay, ex Robe River Goninan CM40-8M unit 9419 serial 8109-10/90-117. 9419 was originally ALCo built C630 serial 3486-3 of October 1967 for Chesapeake & Ohio as #2102. Bought by Robe River in January 1975, rebuilt by Goninan in 1990. Sunday 9th January 2005.
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050110 082816r85 viewsSeven Mile, just over the salt mine grade crossing, former Robe River Goninan rebuilt CM40-8M locomotives 9417 serial 6266-5/89-83 and 9420 serial 8109-3/91-119 now relegated to non mainline duties as they don't have the ICSS (in-cab signalling) fitted are seen here working a loaded bound for the East Intercourse Island dumper. Monday 10th January 2005. History of these two units 9417 was built by ALCo as C636 serial 6010-1 of November 1968 for Spokane Portland & Seattle as their #340, then to Chesapeake & Ohio as #2100, Burlington Northern #4366, purchased by Robe River and rebuilt into CM40-8M in June 1989. 9420 was built by ALCo as C630 serial 3486-4 of October 1967 for Chesapeake & Ohio as #2103, purchased by Robe River in January 1975, #9420, then rebuilt to CM40-8M in 1991 by Goninan.
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050111 090411r85 viewsSeven Mile, Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild C36-7M units 5052 'Ben' serial 4839-04 / 87-073 and 5051 'Bill' serial 4839-03 / 87-072 lead an empty consist across Anchovy Flats from Parker Point. Tuesday 11th January 2005. These two locos started life as ALCo C636 units for Mount Newman Mining, then rebuilt by Goninan for BHP into the C36-7M, upon retiring Goninan overhauled them and they have been in service at Seven Mile for eight years and are still stored there.
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050624 319757 viewsPort Hedland, the 19.3km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11/91-122 leads the Sundowner across the Broome Rd crossing on it's way to Goldsworthy 24th June 2005.
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050624 320258 viewsPippingarra West Ck bridge, 23 km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11/91-122 leads the Sundowner on it's way to Goldsworthy 24th June 2005.
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050624 322052 viewsAllan Siding, 40.2km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11/91-122 leads the Sundowner on it's way to Goldsworthy past a 25km/h speed restriction 24th June 2005.
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050624 323747 viewsAllan Siding, 45km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11/91-122 leads the Sundowner on it's way to Goldsworthy raising the dust running along the resleepered and tamped section 24th June 2005.
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