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100-12197 viewsAlbury station yard overview looking south from Wilson Street footbridge, NSWSRA standard gauge 44 class AE Goodwin ALCo model DL500B smokes up in the distance, tracks at right are, standard gauge with louvre vans leading down to goods shed, baulked dead end siding and siding with container waggons are broad gauge.
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213-09197 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point, side view of an HMAS type ore waggon 102, one of thirty such waggons built by Industrial Engineering in Qld in 1978 these bottom discharge hoppers are constructed from aluminium.
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030411 141404197 viewsNunjikompita, front view of 'station' shelter shed, the door on the left used to house the control telephone.
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040817 010702r197 viewsNelson Point, Wheel Lathe, BHP GE AC6000 unit 6073 'Fortescue' serial 51065 wait collection following a wheel turn. 17th August 2004.
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104-15196 viewsBuangor, view inside signal box through window, miniature electric staff exchange machines, Buangor to Ararat machine on the left and Trawalla to Buangor machine on the right, control telephones, chart of bell codes, tins of kerosene, exchange hoops and other paraphernalia for running trains in the 19th century.
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106-20196 viewsSeymour broad gauge passenger stabling yard, V/Line P class P 21 Clyde Engineering EMD model G18HBR serial 84-1214 rebuilt from flat-top T class T 338 Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B serial 56-114 with D van and orange 'Tea Cup' liveried H set SH 28.
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194-09196 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, safety statistics board at mine adit, a view of it in operating condition can be found here SLWA b4232624 9.
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040817 011436r196 viewsNelson Point, Wheel Lathe, BHP GE AC6000 unit 6073 'Fortescue' serial 51065 wait collection following a wheel turn. 17th August 2004.
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040810 162642r196 viewsAbydos Siding, BHP Billiton GE AC6000 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 leads an all bubble paint quin consist on the main with EMD SD40R 3091 serial 31496 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8415 and mid train units CM40-8M 5636 leading newly delivered SD40R units 3095 and 3096 10th August 2004.
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080524 2247r196 viewsBoodarie, panoramic view of FMG's General Electric built C44-9W unit 004 serial 58181 leading two sister units, 130 ore waggons and a two waggon compressor set as they pass in front of the failed BHP Billiton HBI plant. 24th May 2008.
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162-2-03195 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.
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194-05195 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, located in the underground shift office area, the PLOD box, a slang term that any underground driller / miner would understand, daily activity log, time card or time sheet, some people think it means 'Please Leave On Dash'.
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215-12195 viewsPeterborough, an SP Perth bound service crosses Sliver Street behind the AN liveried quad combination of Clyde Engineering EMD model AT26C CL class Bulldog CL 11 serial 71-739 which in later life became CLF 2, ALCo model DL541 600 class 605 serial G6015/04 which went on to become BU1, and EMD model A16C GM class Bulldog units GM 43 serial 67-529 and GM 46 serial 67-532.
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160128 00380195 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, surrounded by remains, the last unit of 4 GE CM39-8 units built new in 1988 by Goninan WA, 5633 serial 5831-12/88-082 has its back to the scrapping while rebuilt sibling 5636 looks on.
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040817 011002r195 viewsNelson Point, Wheel Lathe, BHP GE AC6000 unit 6073 'Fortescue' serial 51065 wait collection following a wheel turn. 17th August 2004.
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051023 6134r195 viewsNelson Point, BHP Billiton's Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC builders 'plate' for 4301 serial 20038540-002, it is actually a decal. On delivery day 23rd October 2005.
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140603 0698r195 viewsHere's the Troopy at the panel shop with a complete new LHS panel, that's the new fender and mudguard inside the car. June 2014.
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242-20194 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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106-25193 viewsSeymour loco depot, Aresco built 0-4-0 rail tractor RT class RT 46 an Aresco Trak Chief built in 1966, this loco used to shunt the APM plant north of Broadford at McDougall, and prior to that at the Morwell Briquette Sidings. This unit has a Fordson 590E engine for 90 hp (67kW).
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101-21193 viewsDonald loco depot, broad gauge V/Line locos T class Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B, G class Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS and Y class Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B.
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