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186-01144 viewsMidland, Westrail standard gauge up Kalgoorlie loaded acid train 428 crosses Lloyd Street behind a pair of L class locomotives L 263 Clyde Engineering EMD model GT26C, serial 68-553 and L 274 serial 73-779, with the dual gauge track to the Flashbutt Yard in the foreground. The empty return working of this train was 027 empty acid.
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194-04144 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, pile of knuckle couplers for railway waggons.
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194-15144 viewsWittenoom, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, railway workshops with loco storage roads, the raised ramps are for removing the battery modules off the locomotives.
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040528 161226r144 viewsNelson Point, BHP GE AC6000 6072 'Hesta' serial 51064 leads Goninan CM40-8M unit 5661 'Funamachi' serial 8412-06/94-152 at the 'dirt road crossing' as they head towards Car Dumper 3, 28th May 2004.
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070823 0325r144 viewsBing Siding, The David and Goliath of BHP Billitons' motive power roster in the guise of GE AC6000 unit 6073 'Fortescue' serial 51065 and EMD SD40R unit 3089 serial 31512 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8431 stand on the passing track waiting a run south to the mines 23rd August 2007.
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040818 205238r144 viewsNelson Point, BHP Billiton yard pilot EMD SD40 unit 3078 serial 31503 originally Southern Pacific unit SP 8422 and still wearing former owner IC&E blue and yellow livery with a loaded rake awaiting clearance though Car Dumper 2 18th August 2004.
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060414 3465r144 viewsNelson Point, BHP Billiton yard pilot locos EMD SD40 3080 serial 33674 frame 7083-4 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8482 and only 3000 hp shares the yard with GE AC6000 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 and at 6000 hp is double 3080's size, between shunts 15th April 2006.
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050110 164122r144 viewsDugite Siding at the 64 km on the Dampier line, Robe River owned General Electric built C44-9W unit 9404 serial 54154 in Pilbara Rail livery leads Hamersley Iron owned and liveried C44-9W unit 7079 serial 47758 with an empty train as it pulls back onto the mainline after crossing a loaded. Monday 10th January 2005.
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050110 175330r144 viewsHarding Siding, Robe River ore waggon 730 built by Tomlinson Steel Perth in 1982 is one of a few waggons that runs permanently coupled to another waggon. Unlike the Hamersley Iron system married pairs, the Robe fleet each have their own brake system and are coupled by a length of round bar as the Cape Lambert dumper only dumps one waggon at a time. Monday 10th January 2005.
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071101 1114r144 viewsPort Hedland, Gilbert Street, Kingston Transport leave the Hedland Port terminal with another FMG General Electric built C44-9W loco off the good ship BBC Kusan. Thursday 1st November 2007.
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104-16143 viewsWallan, gangers trolley shed, front view from up line.
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106-24143 viewsSeymour loco depot, V/Line standard gauge T class T 411 Clyde Engineering EMD model G18B serial 68-627 with a short stabled standard gauge ballast train with two VZMF type bogie ballast waggons.
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194-17143 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view of railway workshop - battery charging plant looking north, Gemco unit at right, English Electric unit with No. 1 battery in front. Catwalk visible in distance.
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215-10143 viewsPeterborough, double Bulldog GM class units GM 43 Clyde Engineering EMD model A16C serial 67-529 and GM 46 serial 67-532 in the consist of power for an SP service awaiting line clear.
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080202 1939r143 viewsWodgina, at the grade crossing, Comeng WA ALCo rebuild CE636R model DR 8401 'Jean' serial WA143-1 is ex Robe River 9426 and was originally ALCo C636 serial 3499-03 of 1968 for Pennsylvania Railroad (USA) #6332, runs south with a loaded ballast train. 2nd February 2008.
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113-09142 viewsWarrenheip, V/Line broad gauge up Adelaide goods train 9150 with forth unit visible G class G 513 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1241, is crossed by down passenger train hauled by N class N 472 'City of Sale' Clyde Engineering EMD model JT22HC-2 serial 87-1201 and a double N set, in miserable conditions, poor quality.
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113-16142 viewsBank Box Loop, V/Line broad gauge up Adelaide goods train 9150 behind the quad CGCG combo of C class C 506 Clyde Engineering EMD model GT26C serial 76-829, G class G 538 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 89-1271, C 510 serial 76-833 and G 513 serial 85-1241, in miserable conditions, poor quality, trailing view.
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107-04142 viewsKyabram track view, buried rails for Kyabram Fruit Packers siding, Southern Can Company on the left, looking towards Echuca.
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146-12142 viewsSeymour, rationalised broad gauge yard view with stabled Wodonga goods 9303 behind V/Line X class X 47 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-794, cab front.
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101-14142 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line X class leader X 31 Clyde Engineering EMD model G16C serial 66-484 long end leading, ballast train.
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