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101-13144 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line VZMF type bogie ballast waggon VZMF 47, originally built by V/Line Ballarat North Workshops September 1985 as VHMY type VHMY 47, recoded to VZMF in 1988.
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215-05144 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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061209 8225r144 viewsSeven Mile on 38 Road, stored and stripped the Robe River ALCo units await their fate. Comeng WA ALCo rebuild CE636R unit 9426 has already been sent to Perth and sister 9427 is stripped and ready to follow. The other units behind 9427 are ALCo M636 9416 and C636 units 9413, 9415 and 9412. 9th December 2006.
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061209 8227r144 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, retired Robe River Comeng WA ALCo rebuild model CE636R unit 9427 serial WA143-2 sits stripped of engine, fuel tank and pilots ready for road haulage to Perth for rebuilding and use on FMG rail construction trains in May-June 2007. This unit was originally built by ALCo as C636 serial 3499-2 of January 1968 for Pennsylvania Railroad as #6331, and was purchased off Conrail as #6781 in 1986 and was rebuilt by Comeng WA prior to delivery in January 1987. 9th December 2006.
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150129 7482144 viewsRedbank, running off the bridge over competitor BHP's railway Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1013 serial 62585 being delivered behind two ALE Kenworth prime movers. 29th January 2015.
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104-10143 viewsBuangor station building overview, automatic staff exchanger set up, looking east, point rodding.
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104-19143 viewsWallan Loop, standard gauge V/Line G class loco G 515 with serial 85-1243 a Clyde Engineering Rosewater SA built EMD model JT26C-2SS leads a down Albury bound goods, standard gauge gangers trolley shed on the loop line.
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105-03143 viewsWallan, V/Line broad gauge N class N 473 'City of Warragul' Clyde Engineering EMD model JT22HC-2 serial 87-1202 with N set on a down pass, redundant disc signal post 11 at left with searchlight signal post 9 above locomotive.
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153-3-12143 viewsMininera, the peace is shattered as V/Line broad gauge goods to Adelaide train 9169 is lead by C class C 507 Clyde Engineering EMD model GT26C serial 76-830, C 502 serial 76-825 and an S class, bit out of focus as it caught the photographer by surprise.
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050109 092857143 viewsPilbara Railway Historical Society, 5450 an EMD model F7A serial 8970 and frame 3006-A9, built 01-1950 for Western Pacific Railroad as 917-A, imported for the Mt Newman Mining Co. to construct their Port Hedland to Newman railway in December 1967.
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050110 140552r143 viewsHaving departed Ibis Siding five minutes earlier double General Electric built C44-9W Hamersley Iron units 7069 serial 47748 and 7077 serial 47756 work a 230 loaded waggon train heading north between Ibis and Gull sidings. Above the two locos the east mainline can be seen in the background which was part of the second last duplication project from Gull to Tunkawanna and is a single track section with only passing tracks being on the original west mainline section. Monday 10th January 2005.
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050110 175356r143 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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150412 7911143 viewsBoodarie, Roy Hill rotary tip 70m³ capacity waggons stored on the ground adjacent to their Flash Butt facility. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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150412 7926r143 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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104-11142 viewsBuangor station building view, detail shot of automatic staff exchanger set up, looking east, signal wires running along platform face.
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103-11142 viewsRutherglen, remains of gangers hut, not turntable pivot in middle of broad gauge rails.
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106-11142 viewsAltona, V/Line broad gauge down goods train to Adelaide 9169, locos C class, C class, BL class, 700 class.
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106-18142 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, front view.
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194-03142 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, pile of four scoop buckets.
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194-13142 viewsWittenoom, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, railway workshops with 4 loco storage roads and an inspection pit, the raised ramps are for removing the battery modules off the locomotives, looking south. Tailings in the background.
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