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215-17162 viewsDry Creek Yard, a pair of broad gauge V/Line C class locomotives rest between jobs.
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170915 0705162 viewsGreat Northern Highway 18.2 km grade crossing, empty Roy Hill fuel train powers along bound for Tad Yard with General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1019 serial 64300 leading eleven of Roy Hill's twelve tank waggons. 15th September 2017. View map here.
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050102 170134r162 viewsNelson Point, BHP GE AC6000 6072 'Hesta' serial 51064 leads EMD SD40-2 unit 3081 serial 786170-75 originally Union Pacific unit UP 3573 under the Redbank Bridge with their loaded train arriving into Nelson Point Yard 2nd January 2005.
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050110 082816r162 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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180117 1148r162 viewsGreat Northern Highway, 18.2 km grade crossing sees CFCLA Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M unit CD 4302 originally Robe River Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 serial C6103-1 #9421, rebuilt by Goninan in 1993 with serial 8297-2/93-137 then to CFCLA in 2012 powering a loaded fuel train as part of the mainline testing of these units prior to ore train service. 17th January 2018.
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104-15161 viewsBuangor, view inside signal box through window, miniature electric staff exchange machines, Buangor to Ararat machine on the left and Trawalla to Buangor machine on the right, control telephones, chart of bell codes, tins of kerosene, exchange hoops and other paraphernalia for running trains in the 19th century.
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101-07161 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line G class G 531 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 88-1261 and G 535 serial 88-1265, stabled grain train.
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040731 101241r161 viewsBing Siding, BHP GE AC6000 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 sitting in the passing track, the size of the radiator is clearly evident from this angle 31st July 2004.
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171204 1089r160 viewsCFCLA's Goninan ALCo rebuild to GE CM40-8M locomotive CD 4305, serial 8109-3/91-119 was originally Chesapeake & Ohio (USA) ALCo C630 serial 3486-4 #2103, then Robe River unit 9420 before going to CFCLA in 2012. Seen here on the access road while being transported to Roy Hill's flash butt yard by Doolan's Heavy Haulage as they pass an empty float, 4th December 2017. View map here.
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040530 150318r160 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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160306 1429160 viewsGreen Pool, right hand side view of radiator section of Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9103 serial 61941 6th March 2016. View location here.
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150129 7443160 viewsPort Hedland, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1013 serial 62585 is their first locomotive to be delivered off the vessel Ocean Charger and being transported by ALE to Roy Hill's flash butt yard. Seen here leaving the Port Hedland port. 29th January 2015.
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104-06159 viewsBuangor crossing loop, yard view looking east, mechanical somersault semaphore signal post 6, Up Home, facing camera for up trains, mechanical somersault semaphore signal post 5, Down Home, in the distance for down trains, point rodding on the left is following No.1 Rd to the points, station building and signal box in the distance.
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101-02159 viewsDandenong, Boral Quarry overview of new plant being constructed.
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110-11159 viewsBenalla yard overview, broad gauge V/Line S class S 302 'Edward Henty' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 57-166, B class B 64 Clyde Engineering EMD model ML2 serial ML2-5 and V/Line T class loco T 403 with serial 67-498 a Clyde Engineering Granville NSW built EMD model G18B with stabled down Wodonga goods train 9303, point indicators.
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194-08159 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, sealed up main mine adit or entry point, safety statistic board on the left, this was one of the main drives for the Colonial Mine. A couple of historical images can be seen here: SLWA image b4232624_9 and here: SLWA image b1923178_1.
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050110 072701r159 viewsParker Point, brilliant summer morning light captures the driver in charge of General Electric built C44-9W units 7073 serial 47752 and 7078 serial 47757 stops to have a chat with the driver of the Parker Point dumper pilot on 7096 serial 52843 all wearing the original Hamersley Iron 'Pepsi' livery. Monday 10th January 2005.
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180918 0204r159 viewsBoodarie, about the 23 km at Roy Hill Rail Construction Yard, brand new Roy Hill RHA class loco RHA 1022 with serial 64739 a GE Fort Worth built GE model ES44ACi in the special Breast Cancer Awareness livery undergoes commissioning prior to official handover. All five were built at General Electric's Fort Worth Texas plant. 18th September 2018.
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106-19158 viewsSeymour broad gauge passenger stabling yard, V/Line B class loco B 65 Clyde Engineering EMD model ML2 serial ML2-6 still in VR or Vic Rail blue and gold livery, side view.
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106-25158 viewsSeymour loco depot, Aresco built 0-4-0 rail tractor RT class RT 46 an Aresco Trak Chief built in 1966, this loco used to shunt the APM plant north of Broadford at McDougall, and prior to that at the Morwell Briquette Sidings. This unit has a Fordson 590E engine for 90 hp (67kW).
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