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080202 1939r193 viewsWodgina, at the grade crossing, Comeng WA ALCo rebuild CE636R model DR 8401 'Jean' serial WA143-1 is ex Robe River 9426 and was originally ALCo C636 serial 3499-03 of 1968 for Pennsylvania Railroad (USA) #6332, runs south with a loaded ballast train. 2nd February 2008.
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171-03192 viewsBallarat, Linton Junction signal box Gillies St, work site view, interlocked gates being replaced by boom barriers, view of signal box, triple doll semaphore signal post 20, Timken's Siding disc signal post 21, staff exchange platform and auto exchange apparatus cover open, track view.
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110-13192 viewsBenalla yard, super phosphate unloading contraption, Pivot siding and super phosphate sheds, Yarrawonga distant semaphore signal in background.
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194-01192 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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215-11192 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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040802 090026r192 viewsRedbank, Nelson Point yard entrance BHP GE AC6000 6077 'Nimingarra' serial 51069 and Goninan CM40-8M rebuild 5654 'Kashima' serial 8412-11/93-145 arrive in Nelson Point with a loaded Yandi, of note was the mid-train engines EMD SD40R units 3090-3089 and CM40-8M 5636 had engineers on-board to carry out tests on the SD40R locomotives 2nd August 2004.
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040808 193836r192 viewsNelson Point BHP Billiton SD40 unit 3079 serial 31542 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8461 and still in former owner IC&E blue and yellow has been fitted with some crew amenities like cab air-con, radios and microwave to allow it to operate as a yard pilot, seen here as it waits with a loaded train at Car Dumper 2 8th August 2004.
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080120 1568r192 viewsRowley Yard, JDRail Machines' Track Mobile coupled to FMG ore waggon 1539 which is a 'slave' built by Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works in China. 20th January 2008.
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100-05191 viewsAlbury yard view, NSWSRA standard gauge 48 class 4893 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL531 serial G3420-8, red terror livery, shunters float, 2 lever ground frame, point rodding, loco shed at right.
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223-07191 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron rail grinder, Speno built RR 48 M-1 model sits in the back track siding. 21st October 2000.
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040806 185209r191 viewsNelson Point, the first of the last! EMD SD40R unit 3096 serial 31510 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8429 the first SD40R unloaded out of the final batch sits at the hardstand awaiting pick-up 6th August 2004.
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091224 3392r191 viewsChristmas Eve at Crossing Pool, Wittenoom 2009.
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109-20190 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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100-08190 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 48 class 4893 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL531 serial G3420-8, red terror livery, shunters float, shunts yard.
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050109 093033190 viewsPilbara Railway Historical Society, the cab from scrapped Australian built MLW M636 model MLW ALCo by Comeng NSW 5495 serial C6084-11 built in Nov-1974.. Sister complete unit 5502 can be seen beyond the ALCo crank and cam shafts holding up the veranda.
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040812 123214r190 viewsYarrie line 148km, east of Taplin, BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5639 'Corunna Downs' serial 8281-03/92-128 works a 'mixed' of 12 ballast and 10 loaded GML waggons towards Hedland following a derailment further out near the Yarrie Mine, 1230hrs 12th August 2004.
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100-09189 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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080525 2369r189 viewsBoodarie, loaded FMG train at the 5 km curve behind the all General Electric built C44-9W combo of 009 serial 58156, 008 serial 58155 and 005 serial 58182 as they power around the curve towards the Herb Elliot Port facility, the train was worked on Proceed Authority no. 41 from the 15 km to the car dumper. 25th May 2008.
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090121 1549r189 viewsBoodarie, departing the Herb Elliot car dumper balloon are FMG General Electric built C44-9W units 013 serial 58190 and 006 serial 58183 with 204 empty waggons bound for the passing track at Rowley Yard to cut out and add waggons. 21st January 2009.
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162-2-03188 viewsSouth Dynon Motive Power Depot, broad gauge diesel electric locomotive V/Line X class loco X 53 with serial 75-800 a Clyde Engineering Rosewater SA built EMD model G26C of the third series, in front of the fuel point, the maintenance building is at right, PTC Open Day.
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