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090912 2277r158 viewsBoodarie, at the entrance to the Herb Elliot port car dumper balloon loop the final unit of FMG's 15 General Electric built C44-9W locos 015 serial 58192 with compressor set 9003-9004 shunts from the loaded waggon line to the empty waggon line at the 4.2 km under Proceed Authority 57 to make way for the incoming loaded train. 12th September 2009.
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109-18157 viewsAvenal station yard overview, looking south, just prior to rationalisation, still fully signalled and interlocked, semaphore signal post 4 and disc signal posts 7 and 8 facing the camera, semaphore and disc signal post 2, 3, 4 and 5 visible in the distance, point indicators.
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160306 1432157 viewsGreen Pool, left hand side view Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9110 serial 62541. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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050108 142945r157 viewsCape Lambert, Hamersley Iron owned Pilbara Iron General Electric built C44-9W unit 7061 serial 54768 leads Robe owned Pilbara Rail 9402 serial 53456 and Hamersley Iron 7085 serial 47764 with a loaded train from the Deepdale mine past signal OB1 on the line to Cape Lambert. The switch for the quarry triangle is just in front of the train. Saturday 8th January 2005.
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178-16156 viewsArarat, track view looking east as V/Line broad gauge goods train 9169 to Adelaide powers up along the mainline off the Portland line under the signal gantry with semaphore signal post 4 pulled off behind Australian National BL class locomotives BL 27 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 83-1011 and class leader BL 26 'Bob Hawke' serial 83-1010 and V/Line S class S 313 'Alfred Deakin' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 61-230 and X class X 53 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-800, taken from the former Works and Cattle Sidings area, the Aradale Asylum is in the background.
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106-26156 viewsSeymour loco depot, turntable pit, V/Line standard gauge Y class Y 102 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 63-292, and broad gauge CM class bogie parcel van CM 10 and rail tractors RT class RT?? and RT??
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148-10156 viewsWangaratta, V/Line rail tractor RT 5 and VLBY type louvre van VLBY 148 on No.5 Rd, goods shed behind and point rodding in foreground, cover for automatic electric staff exchanger visible. RT 5 built new by Newport Workshops September 1957. The VLBY which is the Wangaratta parcels waggon started out being built by Newport Workshops October 1956 as a VP type VP 148, in May 1979 re-coded to VLPY, re-coded again in 1982 to VLBY.
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050109 093124156 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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160128 00384156 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, another line up with the front and back views of two Goninan rebuild models CM40-8MEFI 5669 and 5668 and two CM40-8M models 5641 and 5660, again the only differences are no marker lights on 5641 and it has a snow plough.
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171-01155 viewsBallarat, Linton Junction signal box Gillies St, work site view, interlocked gates being replaced by boom barriers.
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106-20155 viewsSeymour broad gauge passenger stabling yard, V/Line P class P 21 Clyde Engineering EMD model G18HBR serial 84-1214 rebuilt from flat-top T class T 338 Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B serial 56-114 with D van and orange 'Tea Cup' liveried H set SH 28.
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171204 1045r155 viewsGreat Northern Highway, Twelve Mile Creek Rd CFCLA's Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild 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. Being transported to Roy Hill's flash butt yard by Doolan's Heavy Haulage. 4th December 2017. View map here.
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080614 2629155 viewsPort Hedland, Gilbert Street, the last BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe 'Pumpkin' 4328 serial 20066862-057 and originally destined to be BNSF 9186 is turning into Gate 9 after being unloaded off the heavy lift ship DA QIANG Saturday 14th June 2008.
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081225 0720r155 viewsTurner North on Christmas Day 2008 sees the first BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe 'Pumpkin' unit 4332 serial 20066862-061, originally built for BNSF, to be fitted out as a lead unit. This cab shot shows some of the external modifications to allow it to lead. In-fill step covers, second handrail, second (tropical) roof, bifurcation of main air line, AM/FM CD player-radio and removal of sun shades.
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150131 7690155 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, view of Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1014 serial 62586 still under tarp during delivery 31st January 2015.
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180117 1145r155 viewsGreat Northern Highway, 18.2 km grade crossing sees Roy Hill loaded fuel train with General Electric built ES44ACi units RHA 1018 serial 63829 leading RHA 1019, CFCLA lease unit Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M unit CD 4302 and RHA 1013 with eleven loaded fuel tank waggons. CD 4302 is the only unit powering as it was being tested. 17th January 2018.
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180701 9521r155 viewsThomas Yard, FMG 100 tonne capacity flat waggon F 06. Built by CNR - QRRS in China.
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194-05154 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, located in the underground shift office area, the PLOD box, a slang term that any underground driller / miner would understand, daily activity log, time card or time sheet, some people think it means 'Please Leave On Dash'.
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081225 0713r154 viewsTurner North, at the 111km of the first bit of duplicated mainline and the first BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe 'Pumpkin' 4332 serial 20066862-061 that has been modified to lead unit status shows some of the external modifications undertaken, step in-fill covers, second handrail, air dryer, remote uncoupling, bifurcation of main air line and second painted snow plough. 25th December 2008.
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171222 1129154 viewsBallast Spur A, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi units RHA 1007 serial 62579 and RHA 1020 cover the three CFCLA Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild units CM40-8M CD 4301, CD 4302 and CD 43031 during mainline load testing of the three lease units. 22nd December 2017.
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