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140-2-09156 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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100-07156 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8163 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1082, candy livery.
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150522 8160156 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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240-02156 viewsNelson Point, retired Mount Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M-636 unit 5499 serial C-6096-4 sits awaiting its engine removal prior to being sent by road to Rail Heritage WA's Museum at Bassendean, Perth for preservation. 25th June 2002.
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061209 8235r156 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, former Robe River AE Goodwin built ALCo M636 unit 9413 serial G-6060-4 from December 1971, originally numbered 262.004 during construction, then 1713 and finally 9413 awaits a new owner. The ducting on the hood is the air to air intercooler modifications. 9th of December 2006.
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215-04155 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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061209 8167r155 viewsCape Lambert, 7 km finds Hamersley Iron General Electric built C44-9W unit 7077 serial 47756 leading sister 7088, Robe River GE rebuild CM40-8M 9414 and another HI C44-9W unit 7062 in Pilbara Iron livery with a loaded 207 waggon train from Deepdale. This area is now consumed by the Cape Lambert South Yard. 9th December 2006.
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040815 165720155 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 3, original Comeng builders plate on ore waggon 4080, a batch of 86 built in 1980 indicating 4080 was built in August 1980. 15th August 2004.
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104-04154 viewsStawell station yard overview, goods shed at left, Dimboola pass departing crossing Seaby St.
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105-32154 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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178-23154 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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213-04154 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. Also noticeable, the units don't have dynamic brakes fitted so there is no brake 'blister' in the middle of the hood like you see on the GT26C models of WAGR L or VR C classes. September 1995.
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061209 8209r154 viewsCape Lambert departure at the 6 km with Hamersley Iron General Electric C44-9W unit 7060 leading week old sister 7046 serial 57097 both resplendent in Pilbara Iron livery with an empty service bound for the West Angelas mine as the train examiner conducts the roll-by. 9th December 2006.
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150131 7693154 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, view of Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1014 serial 62586 still under tarp during delivery behind dual ALE Kenworth prime movers. 31st January 2015.
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150130 7603154 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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071101 1133r154 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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100-17153 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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194-06153 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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194-09153 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, safety statistics board at mine adit, a view of it in operating condition can be found here SLWA b4232624 9.
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215-06153 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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