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040807 184612r140 viewsNelson Point, BHP Billiton EMD SD40R unit 3093 serial 33679 and originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8487 sits at the hard stand having been delivered earlier in the day 7th August 2004.
162-2-14139 viewsSouth Dynon Motive Power Depot, restored and statically persevered at the entrance to the depot, broad gauge shunting locomotive F class 211 'Little Trimmer' 0-6-0 built by English Electric, UK serial 1915 entered service May 1957.
107-07139 viewsTongala station yard overview factory siding with staff locked points on the left beyond former old platform, looking north.
194-11139 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view of the battery charging room with the CEAG racks for the cap lamp battery packs to sit between use while charging.
194-16139 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view looking north east from storage roads with tracking heading back around to workshops, battery module box visible on ramp.
196-01139 viewsYandi Two loaded car side of the loadout balloon loop, BHP Iron Ore CM40-8M or Dash 8 motive power in the form of 5658 'Kakogawa' serial 8412-03 / 94-149 rebuilt by Goninan as GE model CM40-8M from ALCo M636 #5480 and two new Goninan built GE CM39-8 units 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 and 5631 'Apollo' serial 5831-10 / 88-080 are the head end power with another two CM40-8M units mid-train. Train length is 240 waggons with a 120/120 split. Yandi Two ore stockpile and pedestal stacker boom tip visible in the background, the loadout operates via gravity and the train travels through a tunnel. May 1998.
223-21139 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron loco 7082 a General Electric built C44-9W serial 47761 leads sister unit 7080 with an empty train just inside the loop waiting to effect a crew change. 21st October 2000.
150505 7956139 viewsFMG Solomon Line, a pair of General Electric C44-9W locomotives 005 serial 58182 and 006 serial 58183 struggle upgrade with a loaded train at the 227 km bound for Port Hedland, the train is being assisted in the rear. Geodata: -22.0189283 118.5861050 .
104-09138 viewsBuangor crossing loop, detail shot of point rodding changing direction and passing under the tracks.
102-04138 viewsWoomelang station platform shed.
103-04138 viewsSpringhurst station building overview, staff exchange platform and walkway across tracks, apparatus set up gauge, signal levers visible in windows, staff exchange box on station wall.
103-15138 viewsWahgunyah portable station building, staff hut, 3/4 view, super phosphate shed and unloading contraption in the background.
105-04138 viewsWallan, V/Line broad gauge P class P 14 Clyde Engineering EMD model G18HBR serial 84-1208 rebuilt from T 330 Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B serial 56-85 stands at the down platform with passenger train 8323, station building at right, gangers trolley shed and elevated signal box, semaphore signal post 12 pulled off for the move.
105-06138 viewsWallan station platform, V/Line broad gauge T class T 410 Clyde Engineering EMD model G18B serial 68-626 roars past the up platform with the up Wodonga oil train 9224 at 1845hrs, Plasser tamper in back road.
167-00138 viewsWallan Loop north end NSWSRA standard gauge candy liveried 81 class locos 8179 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1098 and sister power an Albury bound goods service, broad gauge lines on the right.
141-2-01138 viewsSunshine, broad gauge V/Line P class P 14 Clyde Engineering EMD model G18HBR serial 84-1208 rebuilt from T 330 Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B serial 56-85 with a six car H set push-pull down passenger train with fellow P class P 21 serial 84-1214 rebuilt from T 338 serial 56-114 on the rear, searchlight signal post to left is the Up Home for the standard gauge Sunshine Loop, the Newport - Sunshine Loop Line can be seen in the foreground, the semaphore signal at right if for the Newport Loop Line, disc for the GEB Sidings, the double doll semaphore signal post and disc post above the lead carriage is for the Independent Through Goods Lines.
101-16138 viewsSt Arnaud station building overview.
194-07138 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view of water softening plant and compressor plant building, looking north.
194-10138 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view looking south past the underground mining and railway offices with the track running towards the workshops.
210-15138 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point track maintenance compound, the only ballast waggon in the rollingstock fleet is R 4003. Comeng Qld supplied a ballast waggon in 1971 but this car looks more like an import from the US.
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