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171204 1015r186 viewsBoodarie, BHP over bridge, CFCLA's Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive CD 4301 serial 2160-03/96-202, was originally Mount Newman Mining's Comeng NSW built ALCo M363 serial C6104-1 #5500, then Robe River unit 9410 before going to CFCLA in 2012. Be being delivered to Roy Hill's flash butt yard by Doolan's Heavy Haulage. 4th December 2017. View map here.
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160306 1419186 viewsGreen Pool, left hand side view of radiator section of Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9110 serial 62541. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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180701 9484r186 viewsRoy Hill track formation near the 63 km. Sleepers are moulded IT for Italian Thai DPC Ltd of Thailand who manufactured them, 14 for year of manufacture and then a serial number. The rail is moulded 136 10 VT NIPPON 2014 4 which translates to 136 Ib/yard (or 68kg/m), 10 for Low Alloy, VT for processes of hydrogen elimination as Vacuum Treated, NIPPON is the manufacturer Nippon Steel, Japan, 2014 year rolled and 4 is month rolled.
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110-13185 viewsBenalla yard, super phosphate unloading contraption, Pivot siding and super phosphate sheds, Yarrawonga distant semaphore signal in background.
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050111 090411r185 viewsSeven Mile, Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM36-7M 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 CM36-7M, 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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061209 8231r185 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, former Robe River AE Goodwin built ALCo M636 unit 9416 serial G-6046-16 awaits a new owner. 9416 was originally built for Hamersley Iron as #4045 and was purchased by Robe right before shipping to Hamersley Iron and entered service in February 1973. The ducting on the hood is the air to air intercooler modifications. 9th of December 2006.
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150130 7603185 viewsGreat Northern Highway, at the location of the 18.2 km grade crossing, a railing view of Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1011 serial 62583 as it runs along the tracks it will soon ply. 30th January 2015.
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070923 1050r185 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, side on view of FMG's Metso built rotary car dumper cell in-transit past loaded BHP ore waggons. Of note, these cells for FMG will clamp the top of the waggons similar to Pilbara Iron car dumpers while the BHP cells clamp down on side pockets in the waggons. Sunday 23rd September 2007.
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100-06184 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8148 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1067, candy livery.
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100-05184 viewsAlbury yard view, NSWSRA standard gauge 48 class 4893 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL531 serial G-3420-8, red terror livery, shunters float, 2 lever ground frame, point rodding, loco shed at right.
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060714 6685r184 viewsBing Siding finds BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive 5654 'Kashima' serial 8412-11 / 93-145 as it shunts the steel (rail) train 14th July 2006.
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100-08183 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 48 class 4893 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL531 serial G-3420-8, red terror livery, shunters float, shunts yard.
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194-01183 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view of building that houses the crusher, slide chute for conveying ore from the waggons from the upper level is visible, along with upper level buildings for the miners and railway.
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100-09182 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8148 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1067 and 8163 serial 84-1082, candy livery.
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040807 121312r182 viewsNelson Point freshly delivered BHP Billiton EMD SD40R unit 3095 serial 33677 frame 7083-7 and originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8485 is being shunted by Track Mobile #2 7th August 2004.
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050110 175658r182 viewsHarding Siding, 42 km on the Cape Lambert line, following a hot box alarm an empty Deepdale bound train headed by triple General Electric built C44-9W units 7085 serial 47764 in owner's Hamersley Iron livery, 9402 serial 53456 in Robe River Pilbara Rail livery and 7061 serial 54768 in Hamersley Iron Pilbara Iron livery have cut off and pulled into the siding with eight waggons of the consist. The locos of the loaded train 7069 and 7077 can just be seen to the left of the signal are cutting off the defect waggons. The loaded train is stabled on the mainline track. Monday 10th January 2005.
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071101 1133r182 viewsRedbank Bridge, brand new General Electric built C44-9W for FMG #010 serial 58187 being delivered on a 128 wheel float. Thursday 1st November 2007.
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109-20181 viewsAvenal station yard overview looking south, prior to rationalisation, semaphore signal post 10 and disc signal post 9 facing away from camera, point indicators and rodding, double compound points, gang camp dongas, Hi-Rail truck on mainline.
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215-12181 viewsPeterborough, an SP Perth bound service crosses Sliver Street 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 CLF 2, ALCo model DL541 600 class 605 serial G6015/04 which went on to become BU1, and EMD model A16C GM class Bulldog units GM 43 serial 67-529 and GM 46 serial 67-532.
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040502 091608r181 viewsBing Siding, BHP GE AC6000 6074 'Kalgan' serial 51066 leading EMD SD40-2 3084 serial 786263-35 originally Union Pacific UP 3643 at the 15.4km grade crossing with a loaded Yandi train 2nd May 2004.
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