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081225 0555r154 viewsBarker Siding, one of FMG's thirty five ballast waggons, BH 16, 100 tonne capacity, built in China by CSR at the Yangtze Rolling Stock Company in 2008. 25th December 2008.
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178-23153 viewsBallarat East, track view looking east towards Warrenheip, V/Line broad gauge down goods train under the power of G class G 532 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 88-1262 and a sister are about to diverge from the down mainline to No.1 Rd, the disc on signal post 3 is pulled off for the move, new electric light signal post at the end of the former Eureka line has its head turned away from the track until commissioned, Ballarat East loco depot is on the right.
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140-2-09153 viewsWarrenheip, station overview looking south, Melbourne line curves to the left and the Geelong line to the right, the Tamper track machine is in Siding A, the points and crossing lead to Siding B, signal box, staff exchange platform, notice how high the semaphore signal posts are.
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100-07153 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8163 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1082, candy livery.
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101-08153 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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194-02153 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, pile of railway points or switches, two left handed and one right handed.
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215-07153 viewsPeterborough, an SP service awaits line clear behind the AN liveried quad combination of Clyde Engineering EMD model AT26C CL class Bulldog CL 11 serial 71-739 which in later life became CLF2, ALCo model DL541 600 class 605 serial G6015/04 which went on to become BU1, and EMD model A16C GM class Bulldogs units GM 43 serial 67-529 and GM 46 serial 67-532.
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090122 1804r153 viewsWedgefield, Asset Kinetics yard, off hire units from the FMG railway construction stored awaiting their fate. All Comeng WA ALCo rebuilds, DR 8404 'Vera' serial WA135-C-6040-01 and DR 8402 'Margaret' serial WA135-C-6011-02 are both C636R models, while the obscured unit is DR 8401 'Jean' serial WA143-1 and is a CE636R model.
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215-04152 viewsPort Augusta, side view of AN livered DL class DL 46 Clyde Engineering EMD model AT42C serial 88-1254 and GM class GM 18 Clyde Engineering EMD model A16C serial 57-139.
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150522 8160152 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, the first batch of BHP Billiton Dash 8 locos to be scrapped, 5646 serial 8244-11/92-135 one of a pair of new Goninan WA built CM40-8 units has already had most of the hood removed and the V16 7FDL prime mover is visible.
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050110 135546r152 viewsIbis Siding, the highest numbered Hamersley Iron owned General Electric built C44-9W unit 7098 serial 54161 from the fourth order in 2003 in the Pilbara Rail livery leads a works train of ballast and rail waggons into the passing track to meet a loaded train. 10th January 2005.
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061209 8249r152 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, former Robe River AE Goodwin built ALCo M636 unit 9412 serial G-6060-3 from December 1971, originally numbered 262.003 during construction, then 1712 and finally 9412 awaits a new owner. 9th of December 2006.
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041001 152919r151 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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050109 181900r151 viewsSeven Mile, Hamersley Iron General Electric built C44-9W unit 7094 serial 52841 sits in the shed partially stripped for accident repairs. Note the knuckle has been pushed right back into the draft pack as a result of the impact. Sunday 9th January 2005.
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150130 7570151 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, now with the second ALE Kenworth prime mover coupled up Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1011 serial 62583 heads off to be placed on rails. 30th January 2015.
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105-32150 viewsSeymour loco depot, broad gauge VicRail S class S 303 'C J Latrobe' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 57-167 in withdrawn condition sits at the turntable under SRHC ownership.
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100-17150 viewsAlbury yard, looking north from Wilson Street, track at left is the up shunting neck, Dalgety's building on the left, V/Line standard gauge G class G518 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1231 arrives with Melbourne bound goods past signal post AY61.
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194-06150 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view looking south, set of points with cheese knob lever, the right track leads to the mine adit which can just be made out on the far right corner, the track on the left is the 'dump road' with the chute for the waggon discharge to gravity feed down to the crusher building.
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215-06150 viewsPort Augusta, AN liveried 830 class locomotive 859 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL531 serial 84705 performs shunting duties in the yard.
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160306 1430150 viewsGreen Pool, right hand side view of the hood of Rio Tinto's General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9103 serial 61941. View location here.
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