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051023 6360r268 viewsNelson Point service shop, brand new BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4305 serial 20038540-006 drivers side cab prior to commissioning. Note the windscreen protector in the raised position. 23rd October 2005.
040809 160142r267 viewsNelson Point BHP Billiton EMD SD40R units 3094-3097-3096-3095 under load testing between CM40-8M units 5641 and 5636 return from Bing Siding prior to them entering service 9th August 2004.
162-2-03266 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.
040806 185922r266 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.
060417 3528265 viewsNelson Point Yard, still relatively new Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4305 serial 20038540-006 'Coonarie' under lights awaits it next job on the evening 17th April 2006.
060216 2792r265 viewsBing Siding, BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe unit 4311 'Poonda' serial 20038540-012 with an SD40R as second unit runs through Bing South on the mainline to Nelson Point with a loaded trains. The track in the foreground is the new duplicated road to Nelson Point and is still under construction. 16th February 2006.
141-1-10264 viewsSunshine, broad gauge Australian National BL class units BL 28 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 83-1012 and BL 27 serial 83-1011 lead the second of the afternoon procession of down Adelaide bound goods trains out of Melbourne along the passenger lines and heading past platform No.3, point rodding, station platforms.
030411 141404264 viewsNunjikompita, front view of 'station' shelter shed, the door on the left used to house the control telephone.
050624 3197264 viewsPort Hedland, the 19.3 km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11 / 91-122 leads the Sundowner across the Broome Rd crossing on its way to Goldsworthy 24th June 2005.
193-04263 viewsWamuran station yard overview, looking towards Kilcoy across Attwood Street, Station Road on the right with the truck.
215-16263 viewsDry Creek Motive Power Centre, Australian National trio of standard gauge light engines wearing the AN livery with the final Clyde Engineering EMD model AT26C Bulldog ever built CL class CL 17 'William McMahon' serial 71-757 leading an ALCo 700 class and a Clyde Engineering EMD BL class.
050109 092926263 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society, Australian built by Comeng NSW an MLW ALCo M636 unit formerly operated by Mt Newman Mining and BHP Iron Ore 5502 serial number C6096-7 built July 1976, retired in 1994 and donated to the Society in 1995. 9th October 2005.
060416 3512r263 viewsNelson Point south yard, BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC class leader 4301 'Bing' serial 20038540-002 16th April 2006. Although there is a unit 4300 it is a spare parts source and as such is not on the roster and the official order placed with EDI was for thirteen units being 4301 to 4313.
050109 093033261 viewsPilbara Railways 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. 9th October 2005.
140603 0699r261 viewsHere's the Troopy at the panel shop with a complete new LHS panel viewed from the back, I'm talking to Keith from the panel shop. June 2014.
212-30259 viewsComalco unit R 1004 purchased off BHP Iron Ore in 1994 is a Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built in 1990 with serial 90-1277 leading an empty towards Andoom across the Mission River Bridge at high tide. July 1995.
203-04258 viewsBing Siding, BHP General Electric built AC6000 class leader 6070 'Port Hedland' serial 51062 in the passing track as second unit on a Yandi empty working. The size of the BHP AC6000 model radiator is clearly evident here.
223-07258 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron rail grinder, Speno built RR 48 M-1 model sits in the back track siding. 21st October 2000.
040802 155602r258 viewsBing Siding, BHP mid train units GE AC6000 6072 'Hesta' serial 51064 with EMD SD40R 3087 serial 31519 formally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8438. Note the windscreen protectors on 6072. 2nd August 2004.
051022 6093r257 viewsNelson Point hard stand area, BHP Billiton's brand new Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4301 serial 20038540-002 sits on the heavy haul float under its' tarp late in the afternoon light on the 22nd October 2005. It was unloaded the next morning.
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