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040801 1441381296 viewsWalla Siding, builders plate on Goninan built, Lynx Engineering designed ore waggon 4403 made from 5Cr12Ti stainless steel these waggons are known as GoLynx waggons, asset number 203510 with serial 950124-004 and build date 02/2004. 1st August 2004.
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141025 58191196 viewsWedgefield, WA, view from the new bypass road looking into the rear of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard with former BHP Billiton Iron Ore EMD SD40 and SD40R model units lined up awaiting their fate, from left, SD40 3080, SD40R 3097, SD40 3078 and SD40R 3088.
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141027 58271071 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, with what remains of an SD40R and prime mover having the frame cut into three pieces, as the once mighty GE AC6000 6073 and SD40R 3091 wait their turn to ne reduced to scrap.
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141025 58181022 viewsWedgefield, WA, view from the new bypass road looking into the rear of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard with former BHP Billiton Iron Ore EMD SD40, SD40R and GE AC6000 model units lined up awaiting their fate, from left, EMD SD40 3080, SD40R 3097, SD40 3078, SD40R 3088, 3086, 3094, AC6000 6075, SD40R 3091, AC6000 6073 and remains of another SD40R.
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141027 5825976 viewsWedgefield, view out the back of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard shows a sorry sight. From left is the frame of an SD40R and prime mover, AC6000 6073, SD40R 3091, AC6000 6075 and SD40 3079. Beside 3079 is the remains of AC6000 unit 6071 having been reduced from one of the most powerful locomotives to work in Australia to a munched up tangled mass of metal, the EVO motor is still in the frame.
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141025 5820930 viewsWedgefield, WA, view from the new bypass road looking into the rear of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard with former BHP Billiton Iron Ore EMD SD40R and GE AC6000 model units lined up awaiting their fate, from left, EMD SD40R 3088, 3086, 3094, AC6000 6075, SD40R 3091.
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141027 5830925 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of EMD SD40R units 3092, 3089 and 3095 watching a former sister units being reduced to bits, a frame part beside its bogie and then the primer mover 645 EMD engine and fuel tank tipped on its side, and the excavator with the hydraulic shears.
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141025 5822919 viewsWedgefield, WA, view from the new bypass road looking into the rear of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard with former BHP Billiton Iron Ore EMD SD40R and GE AC6000 model units lined up awaiting their fate, from left, EMD SD40R 3091, AC6000 6073 and remains of another SD40R.
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141027 5828886 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, overview of the carnage. Units visible awaiting the shears and gas are, GE AC6000 6073, EMD SD40R 3091, AC6000 6075, EMD SD40 3079, AC6000 6074 and 6072 and SD40R 3092 and 3089.
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141025 5821812 viewsWedgefield, WA, view from the new bypass road looking into the rear of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard with former BHP Billiton Iron Ore EMD SD40R and GE AC6000 model units lined up awaiting their fate, from left, AC6000 6075, SD40R 3091, AC6000 6073 and remains of another SD40R.
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141027 5831807 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, overview of the carnage. Units visible awaiting the shears and gas are, GE AC6000 6073, EMD SD40R 3091, AC6000 6072, SD40R 3092, 3089 and 3095 flanked by the remains of an SD40R with the hydraulic shears and EMD 645 engine on its side.
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141027 5880797 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 units 6075 serial 51067 is nose to nose with the remains of sister unit 6071 serial 51063.
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141027 5833792 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of Hitachi ZAXIS 350 LCH excavator fitted with the huge hydraulically operated shears that are making a meal of former EMD SD40 and GE AC6000 locomotives. Behind it lays the remains of an EMD SD40R unit which has been reduced to a few frame part with the EMD 645 engine laying over. Behind it sister units 3095, 3089 and 3092 along with an GE AC6000 6072 wait for a similar fate.
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141027 5877785 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 units 6073 serial 51065 and 6075 serial 51067 flank EMD SD40R unit 3091 serial 31496/7861-6 prior to scrapping.
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141027 5829780 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, overview of the carnage. Units visible awaiting the shears and gas are, EMD SD40 3079, which is behind the frame of GE AC6000 6071, AC6000 6074 and 6072 and SD40R 3092, 3089 and 3095 with a frame part from a former SD40R and the excavator with the hydraulic shears.
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141027 5882738 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 is reduced to frame level with only the nose which contains the collision posts and the 6600 hp EVO motor and alternator awaiting the thermal lance.
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141027 5892726 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, a worker steps off the frame of an EMD SD40R with only the EMD 645 engine and alternator intact following thermal lancing to cut the frame up as GE AC6000 unit 6073 looks on.
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141027 5867693 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, line up f units awaiting their fate, General Electric AC6000 unit 6072 serial 51064 and EMD SD40R units 3092 serial 31498 / 7861-8, 3089 serial 31512 / 7861-22 and 3095 serial 33677 / 7083-7.
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141027 5889676 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of the trailing bogie and frame of GE AC6000 unit 6071 as sister unit 6972 awaits the same treatment.
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162-1-01669 viewsHealesville, view of goods shed, eastern side and loading platform, fenced off compound with track machines, standard Vic Rail 20ft goods shed.
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