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100-14183 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 44 class 4479 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL500B serial G3421-19, readys for Inter-Capital Daylight banker duty, north end of yard looking north, from Wilson Street footbridge, signal post AY61, up shunting neck in the distance LHS, Dalgety's building on the left.
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101-21183 viewsDonald loco depot, broad gauge V/Line locos T class Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B, G class Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS and Y class Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B.
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194-08183 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, sealed up main mine adit or entry point, safety statistic board on the left, this was one of the main drives for the Colonial Mine. A couple of historical images can be seen here: SLWA image b4232624_9 and here: SLWA image b1923178_1.
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080124 1612r183 viewsMooka, BHP Billiton GE AC6000 unit 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 which was repainted in the new 'earth' livery when its' 7HDL-16 was replaced with an GEVO-16 engine during overhaul. The livery varies from that applied to 6076, which was the first AC to so painted. Loaded train with SD40R, 26 km, 24th January 2008.
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080525 2349r183 viewsBoodarie, FMG General Electric C44-9W unit 007 shunts compressor waggon set 9003-9004 onto the empty waggon line at the 4.400 km, which is the switch for the balloon unloading loop at the entrance to the Herb Elliot Port facility. 25th May 2008.
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140317 0564r183 viewsHere's the Troopy at home showing the extensive damage that a little tree out Wittenoom way did, March 2014.
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040807 024920r182 viewsNelson Point, BHP GE AC6000 6077 'Nimingarra' serial 51069 idles away 0250hrs on the loco spur near the South Yard Loco Prep facility 7th August 2004.
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040809 161352r182 viewsNelson Point BHP Billiton SD40 yard pilot unit 3080 serial 33674 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8482 and wearing former owner IC&E blue and yellow livery crosses the Bi-Lo grade crossing with a loaded rake for Car Dumper 3 9th August 2004.
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070501 9014r182 viewsWedgefield, radiator section showing ownership details of Coote Industrial ALCo rebuild unit DR 8402 'Margaret' originally Hamersley Iron #3007 an AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 serial G6011-2, rebuilt by Comeng WA 1985 to C636R serial WA135 / C6011-02, then rebuilt by GTSA with an Alco 251F engine for the construction of the FMG line. 1st May 2007.
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090814 2080r182 viewsWoodstock, FMG's General Electric built C44-9W locomotives 011 serial 58188 and 010 serial 58187 power an empty train over the flyover located on the BHP lines at Woodstock Siding on their way to the mine at Cloud Break. 14th August 2009.
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107-05181 viewsKyabram track view, rails for Kyabram Fruit Packers siding, Kyabram Co-op Fruit Preserving Company on the right, looking towards Kyabram.
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050204 080056r181 viewsMooka, BHP GE AC6000 final unit 6077 serial 51069 with EMD SD40R 3091 serial 31496 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8415 power along at the 30 km mark with an empty 200 waggon train, smoke can just been seen coming from mid train units 6071 and 3083 4th February 2005.
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040807 025404r181 viewsNelson Point, BHP's South Yard Locomotive Prep Shed holds GE AC6000 units 6073 'Fortescue' serial 51065 and 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 with Goninan rebuild CM40-8M unit 5648 'Kwangyang Bay' serial 8412-06/93-139 on the night shift, 7th August 2004. This facility has since been demolished.
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070414 8774181 viewsNelson Point Locomotive Overhaul Workshop, brand new BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4314 serial 20058712-001 during 'fit out' work by EDI 14th April 2007.
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040815 165720181 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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104-15180 viewsBuangor, view inside signal box through window, miniature electric staff exchange machines, Buangor to Ararat machine on the left and Trawalla to Buangor machine on the right, control telephones, chart of bell codes, tins of kerosene, exchange hoops and other paraphernalia for running trains in the 19th century.
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071101 1131r180 viewsRedbank Bridge Port Hedland, Kingston Transport's Mack brings FMG's General Electric built C44-9W loco 010 serial 58187. This was the only unit delivered minus the tarp. Thursday 1st November 2007.
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104-06179 viewsBuangor crossing loop, yard view looking east, mechanical somersault semaphore signal post 6, Up Home, facing camera for up trains, mechanical somersault semaphore signal post 5, Down Home, in the distance for down trains, point rodding on the left is following No.1 Rd to the points, station building and signal box in the distance.
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101-07179 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line G class G 531 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 88-1261 and G 535 serial 88-1265, stabled grain train.
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215-07179 viewsPeterborough, an SP service awaits line clear 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 CLF2, ALCo model DL541 600 class 605 serial G6015/04 which went on to become BU1, and EMD model A16C GM class Bulldogs units GM 43 serial 67-529 and GM 46 serial 67-532.
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