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051023 6215r205 viewsNelson Point, BHP Billiton EMD built SD40 unit 3078 built February 1966 serial 31503 / 7861-13 still in previous owner IC & E blue and yellow runs out of the fuel gantry with loaded tank waggons as Electro-Motive (EMD successor) built SD70ACe/LC unit 4305 is lowered onto the rails. 23rd October 2005.
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080202 1810r205 viewsPort Hedland wharf, CFCLA ballast waggon CHQY 708B is unloaded off the vessel Kimberley Rose for road transporting to Cloud Break mine for use with TL 154 and a small ballast rake. 2nd February 2008.
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100-04204 viewsAlbury yard view, Sydney bound goods, trailing shot, looking north, from Wilson Street footbridge, old Dalgety's building on the left, signal post AY61, louvre vans and motorail waggons on the right.
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213-20204 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point fuel point, Comalco R 1004 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277, weight 132t, engine 12-710G3A, generator AR11-WBA-CA5, traction motors D87ETR, rated power 2460kW/3300hp. The body is similar to a V/Line N class while the components are the same as the Australian National AN class. Originally built for Goldsworthy Mining as GML 10 for use at their Western Australian iron ore railway and locally known as Cinderella. Purchased by Comalco in 1994 following the takeover of Goldsworthy by BHP.
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216-02204 viewsLong Plains, the down passenger train to Alice Springs 'The Ghan' on approach with power from an AN livered DL class DL 37 Clyde Engineering EMD model AT42C serial 88-1245.
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103-27203 viewsBenalla station yard overview, V/Line broad gauge stabled down Wodonga goods train 9303, locomotives V/Line X class loco X 53 with serial 75-800 a Clyde Engineering Rosewater SA built EMD model G26C and T class T 403 Clyde Engineering EMD model G18B serial 67-498, rail recovery rake beside stabled train, ground dwarf and disc signal posts, yard still intact.
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100-06203 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8148 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1067, candy livery.
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100-13203 viewsAlbury station yard overview looking south from Wilson Street footbridge, NSWSRA standard gauge 44 class 4479 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL500B serial G3421-19 readies for Inter-Capital Daylight banker duty, 2 lever ground frame and point rodding, loco shops, station building and goods sheds visible, broad gauge tracks at far right with container waggons.
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100-16203 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 44 class 4479 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL500B serial G3421-19 smokes up, shunting back onto Inter-Capital Daylight, Dalgety's building behind, from Wilson Street footbridge, porters cottage behind the loco.
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160128 00378203 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, like a dog with a bone, the 40 tonne excavator has a hold of former BHP Billiton Goninan rebuild CM40-8M locomotive 5661 serial 8412-06/94-152.
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040802 141058r203 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Billiton Goninan GE built CM39-8 5632 'Poseidon' serial 5831-11 / 88-081 in charge of the 'Recycle Rake' is traversing the Transfer Road, this train conveys ore from Nelson Point to Finucane Island, sometimes twice a day. The line to the right is the line to the Junction, Yarrie and Bing. 1410 hrs 2nd August 2004.
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060416 3478r203 viewsNelson Point Locomotive Service Shop, BHP Billiton's class leader of the Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC locomotive 4300 serial 20038540-001 which was actually purchased as a spare parts source, sits in the shed during commissioning, of note is that it has no windscreen protectors fitted. 16th April 2006. This unit was subsequently stripped and then the frame and cab eventually scrapped in January 2016 without ever hauling a train.
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113-01202 viewsBallarat station platform, Lydiard St signal box and signal gantry looking west from under station canopy, V/Line broad gauge up Adelaide goods train 9150 arrives behind C class C 506 Clyde Engineering EMD model GT26C serial 76-829 and G class G 538 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 89-1271, in miserable conditions.
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100-10202 viewsAlbury station yard overview, NSWSRA standard gauge 48 class 4893 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL531 serial G3420-8, red terror livery, shunters float, shunts yard, shunter walking along, looking north, track on the diagonal to the left is broad gauge, diamond is at bottom of image.
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194-01202 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view of building that houses the crusher, slide chute for conveying ore from the waggons from the upper level is visible, along with upper level buildings for the miners and railway.
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040802 155428r202 viewsBing Siding, BHP GE AC6000 locomotive 6073 'Fortescue' leads EMD SD40-2 unit 3084 serial 786263-35 originally Union Pacific UP 3643 with a loaded train running through Bing 2nd August 2004.
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051023 6248r202 viewsNelson Point hard stand, rear view of BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4305 serial 20038540-006 showing radiator wing, dual rear marker lights and dynamic brake detail. 23rd October 2005.
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080120 1457r202 viewsRowley Yard, FMG's General Electric built C44-9W DC locomotive 010 serial 58187 sits in with eleven of its' sister units at the marshalling yard. These units are built with similar specs to the Hamersley Iron fleet. 20th January 2008.
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110-13201 viewsBenalla yard, super phosphate unloading contraption, Pivot siding and super phosphate sheds, Yarrawonga distant semaphore signal in background.
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071101 1129r201 viewsRedbank Bridge Port Hedland, Kingston Transport's Mack brings FMG's General Electric built C44-9W loco 010 over the Redbank Bridge after stopping on the north side to remove the tarpaulin which had come loose. This was the only unit delivered minus the tarp. Thursday 1st November 2007.
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