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101-10165 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line G class leader G 511 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1239 and G541 serial 89-1274 cab side shot.
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194-06165 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view looking south, set of points with cheese knob lever, the right track leads to the mine adit which can just be made out on the far right corner, the track on the left is the 'dump road' with the chute for the waggon discharge to gravity feed down to the crusher building.
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040810 133232r165 viewsShaw Siding, BHP GE AC6000 6074 'Kalgan' serial 51066 leading EMD SD40R 3088 serial 31513 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8432 with a loaded pass a victim of the cow plough 10th August 2004.
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080614 2605165 viewsNelson Point hard stand sees BHP Billiton's latest Electro-Motive SD70ACe unit 4331 serial 20066862-060 originally built for BNSF as BNSF 9189 in all over BNSF orange referred to as 'pumpkins'. A 300 tonne crane on the left and an even bigger 500 tonne crane combine to lift the 200 tonne mass of the 4300 hp SD70ACe locomotive, 14th June 2008.
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104-12164 viewsBuangor station building front elevation, signal box at left, rodding and wires leaving platform opening, staff exchange platform at right.
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104-19164 viewsWallan Loop, standard gauge V/Line G class loco G 515 with serial 85-1243 a Clyde Engineering Rosewater SA built EMD model JT26C-2SS leads a down Albury bound goods, standard gauge gangers trolley shed on the loop line.
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178-16164 viewsArarat, track view looking east as V/Line broad gauge goods train 9169 to Adelaide powers up along the mainline off the Portland line under the signal gantry with semaphore signal post 4 pulled off behind Australian National BL class locomotives BL 27 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 83-1011 and class leader BL 26 'Bob Hawke' serial 83-1010 and V/Line S class S 313 'Alfred Deakin' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 61-230 and X class X 53 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-800, taken from the former Works and Cattle Sidings area, the Aradale Asylum is in the background.
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213-20164 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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160524 3689164 viewsKalgoorlie, SCT train 2PM9 operating from Perth to Melbourne, PBGY type covered van PBGY 0086 Multi-Freighter, one of eighty units built by Gemco WA.
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050130 171954r164 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.
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040815 165706164 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.
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104-04163 viewsStawell station yard overview, goods shed at left, Dimboola pass departing crossing Seaby St.
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105-32163 viewsSeymour loco depot, broad gauge VicRail S class S 303 'C J Latrobe' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 57-167 in withdrawn condition sits at the turntable under SRHC ownership.
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106-16163 viewsSeymour loco depot broad gauge fuel point and passenger train stabling yard, stabled trains in the background, B class in VR livery and P class locos.
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101-13163 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line VZMF type bogie ballast waggon VZMF 47, originally built by V/Line Ballarat North Workshops September 1985 as VHMY type VHMY 47, recoded to VZMF in 1988.
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150522 8172163 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, drivers side cab view with EPIC brake modules visible. Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M unit 5663 serial 8412-08 / 94-154, this unit was rebuilt without a cab and this cab was later retrofitted, was originally AE Goodwin NSW built ALCo M636 unit 5476 serial C6087-8. Photo of the removed cab can be seen here .
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040807 112612r163 viewsPort Hedland, Gilbert Street, BHP Billiton EMD SD40R unit 3095 serial 33677 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8485 being road delivered by Kingston Heavy Haulage on a 168 wheel float 7th August 2004.
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242-20163 viewsPort Hedland, Don Rhodes Mining Museum, preserved Mt Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 unit 5497 serial C6096-2 stands in the afternoon sunlight.
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140603 0697r163 viewsHere's the Troopy at the panel shop with a complete new LHS panel. June 2014.
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050109 092857162 viewsPilbara Railway Historical Society, 5450 an EMD model F7A serial 8970 and frame 3006-A9, built 01-1950 for Western Pacific Railroad as 917-A, imported for the Mt Newman Mining Co. to construct their Port Hedland to Newman railway in December 1967.
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