Pilbara Railways Scanned and Digital Image Showcase

The entire photo collection with the Toad's Scans images scanned from negatives and slides onto today's digital images


Home Login
Album list Last uploads Last comments Most viewed Top rated My Favourites Search
Most viewed
179-34.jpg
179-34211 viewsGheringhap, track view looking east towards Geelong as broad gauge V/Line light engines G class G 515 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1243 and a sister arrive from North Geelong to recover X 51 pass fellow G class G 521 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1234 locked away with down empty grain train 9121 in Siding A.
223-07.jpg
223-07211 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron rail grinder, Speno built RR 48 M-1 model sits in the back track siding. 21st October 2000.
050130_171954r.jpg
050130 171954r211 viewsGillam Siding, BHP GE AC6000 6072 'Hesta' serial 51064 heads up a 300 waggon train with SD40R unit 3096 serial 31510 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8429 power north away from Gillam 30th January 2005.
080120_1482r.jpg
080120 1482r211 viewsRowley Yard, FMG's General Electric built C44-9W DC locomotives 006 serial 58183 is coupled to 012 serial 58189 and five pairs of Chinese made ore waggons at the marshalling yard. These units were the last locomotives of this model built by General Electric. 20th January 2008.
080525_2339r.jpg
080525 2339r211 viewsBoodarie, sitting at the entry to Herb Elliot Port, FMG General Electric built C44-9W unit 007 serial 58184 shunts from the loaded waggon line with compressor waggon set 9003-9004. The loco will end up on the track in foreground as it shunts the compressor set on the empty waggon line. 25th May 2008.
171-09.jpg
171-09210 viewsTrawalla station yard overview, looking towards Melbourne down main line, up home searchlight signal post 6, Waterloo Road grade crossing, points and rodding, searchlight signal post 5 facing away, station building and signal box in the distance.
215-14.jpg
215-14210 viewsPeterborough, AN liveried 930 class locomotive 958 AE Goodwin built ALCo model DL500B serial G3388-1 sits in the dual gauge yard.
106-12.jpg
106-12209 viewsKilmore East, V/Line standard gauge G class loco G 518 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1231 with the up Melbourne Express, off focus.
050110_142848r.jpg
050110 142848r209 viewsGull Siding the 105 km at the top of the Chichester Range, double General Electric built C44-9W Hamersley Iron units 7069 serial 47748 and 7077 serial 47756 lead 230 loaded waggons as they prepare to descend the Chichester Range bound for Cape Lambert Monday 10th January 2005.
080525_2416r.jpg
080525 2416r209 viewsBoodarie, as the sun glints off FMG's General Electric built C44-9W combo of 009 serial 58156, 008 serial 58155 and 005 serial 58182 units power around the balloon loop and towards the 4 km to stable and wait for the dumper to unload their rake. 25th May 2008.
160128_00000.avi
160128 0000208 viewsSee 5661 reduced to frame level in just over 7 minutes.
A 176 tonnes locomotive is no match for a 40 tonne CAT excavator with a T-Rex type hydraulic set of shears.
040807_025404r.jpg
040807 025404r208 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.
040807_082350r.jpg
040807 082350r208 viewsPort Hedland, Gilbert Street, EMD SD40R unit 3097 serial 31569 and originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8409 is the final member of the SD40 units and is being road delivered by Kingston Heavy Haulage 168 wheel float into BHP Nelson Point via Gate 9 7th August 2004.
040807_082023r.jpg
040807 082023r207 viewsPort Hedland, Gilbert Street, EMD SD40R unit 3097 serial 31569 and originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8409 is the final member of the SD40 units and is being road delivered by Kingston Heavy Haulage 7th August 2004.
040807_024920r.jpg
040807 024920r206 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.
060714_6737r.jpg
060714 6737r206 viewsHesta, a brace of BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC mid-train units 4302 'Mooka' serial 20038540-003 and 4311 'Poonda' serial 20038540-012 are in full power as they assist a loaded train climbing the grade at the 226km. 14th July 2006.
040815_165706.jpg
040815 165706206 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 3, an original Comeng built ore waggon dating from a batch of 86 built in 1980, numbered 4080 with a build date of August 1980 which has had the walls resheeted. 15th August 2004.
100-05.jpg
100-05205 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.
050109_093033.jpg
050109 093033205 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.
081225_0501r.jpg
081225 0501r205 viewsWalla Siding on Christmas Day 2008 see an empty 224 waggon train powered by BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4318 serial 20058712-005 leading CM40-8M unit 5654 running along the passing track to allow a meet with a loaded train, the back track is on the right.
13744 files on 688 page(s) 17

Set Back to Pilbara Yard / Photo Gallery / Blog / Departure Yard / BHP Road / Fortescue Metals Road / Rio Tinto Road / Roy Hill Road / Comalco Siding
Website and all images are © 1997-2019 www.pilbararailways.com.au Contact Us
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional