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061209 8231r164 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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061209 8240r164 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, former Robe River AE Goodwin built ALCo M636 unit 9415 serial G-6060-6 from February 1972, the final unit in the original order, originally numbered 1715 then 9415 awaits a new owner. The ducting on the hood is the air to air intercooler modifications. 9th of December 2006.
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101-02163 viewsDandenong, Boral Quarry overview of new plant being constructed.
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160524 3689163 viewsKalgoorlie, SCT train 2PM9 operating from Perth to Melbourne, PBGY type covered van PBGY 0086 Multi-Freighter, one of eighty units built by Gemco WA.
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040803 142716r163 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Billiton GE AC6000 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 leads EMD SD40R 3091 serial 31496 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8415 at signal TR13 (transfer road switch, Goldsworthy Junction) with an empty train 3rd August, 2004.
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090121 0936163 viewsNelson Point, comparison view of the radiator sections between Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC (low clearance) unit 4309 'Gidgi' serial 20038540-010 on the left and standard Electro-Motive built SD70ACe (ex-BNSF) unit 4333 serial 20066862-062 on the right. 21st January 2009.
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050108 182036r163 viewsDingo Siding, Hamersley Iron's General Electric built C44-9W unit 7083 serial 47762 heads up the motley collection of eleven tank waggons that form the Hamersley Iron fuel train. Saturday 8th January 2005.
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150412 7926r163 viewsBoodaire, just north of the Flash Butt Yard, Roy Hill's impressive General Electric built ES44ACi locomotives lined up on the mainline lead by class leader RHA 1001 'Ginny' serial 62573, followed by RHA 1002 'Ginbata', then RHA 1004, RHA 1003, RHA 1008, RHA 1007, RHA 1006, RHA 1005, RHA 1014, RHA 1009, RHA 1010, RHA 1011, RHA 1012 and RHA 1013, looking towards the port. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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180918 0209r163 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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110-11162 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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040806 091254r162 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8MEFI 5666 'Taranto' serial 8412-11 / 94-157, was the first unit fitted with Electronic Fuel Injection to the 16FDL engine hence the EFI on the model designation, is in charge of the Weighbridge Calibration train which is situated in the middle of the switches at the Goldsworthy Junction. 5666 will do several trips back and forward over the weighbridge at various speed to allow the technicians to calibrate it as well as having to clear the mainline for loaded and empty train movements. 0915 hrs 6th August 2004.
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050111 090411r162 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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106-19161 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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106-25161 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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213-06161 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point Workshops, Comalco shunt loco R 1003 sits unused and almost out of service in October 1995. EMD model NW2 built 1946 serial 4114 in service with Comalco in 1976 and purchased from Canadian National in 1975. Subsequently it was later scrapped in 2000.
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160128 00384161 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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109-18160 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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050110 175356r160 viewsHarding Siding, Robe River ore waggon 853 built by Centurion Industries WA in 1992 is a standard Robe River pattern 'J Car' used exclusively on the Robe Valley line between Cape Lambert and Mesa J or A mine loadouts. Monday 10th January 2005.
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106-20159 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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106-26159 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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