Pilbara Railways Scanned and Digital Image Showcase

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140603 0699r171 viewsHere's the Troopy at the panel shop with a complete new LHS panel viewed from the back, I'm talking to Keith from the panel shop. June 2014.
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104-19170 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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223-21170 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.
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104-10169 viewsBuangor station building overview, automatic staff exchanger set up, looking east, point rodding.
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104-12169 viewsBuangor station building front elevation, signal box at left, rodding and wires leaving platform opening, staff exchange platform at right.
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102-01169 viewsBirchip station yard overview, station building and platform, trailable points and indicator, interlocking, looking south.
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178-16169 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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106-16169 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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126-22168 viewsBroadford Loop, V/Line G class G 518 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1231, loco failure, up standard gauge pass Melbourne Express, loco cut off, passengers detrained.
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212-30168 viewsComalco unit R 1004 purchased off BHP Iron Ore in 1994 is a Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built in 1990 with serial 90-1277 leading an empty towards Andoom across the Mission River Bridge at high tide. July 1995.
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213-09168 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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150522 8172168 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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060714 6721r168 viewsHesta, 226km sees BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5657 'Fukuyama' serial 8412-02 / 94-148 with EMD SD40-2 3081 and SD40R 3089 as they struggle upgrade with a loaded Yandi train, mid-train remote units visible are a pair of EMD SD70ACe/LC locos 4302 and 4311 14th July 2006.
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060710 6277r168 viewsBoodarie Yard, BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4309 serial 20038540-010 and CM40-8M 5638 shunt through the yard during commissioning trials of Car Dumper 4 at Finucane Island. Boodarie Yard has just been expanded and the fence has since been put back up. 10th July 2006. Several years later both these locos and the HBI Plant in the background would all be gone!
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140603 0700r168 viewsHere's the Troopy at the panel shop with the mudguard and fender removed showing the relays and engine bay. June 2014.
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105-32167 viewsSeymour loco depot, broad gauge Vic Rail 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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148-10167 viewsWangaratta, V/Line rail tractor RT 5 and VLBY type louvre van VLBY 148 on No.5 Rd, goods shed behind and point rodding in foreground, cover for automatic electric staff exchanger visible. RT 5 built new by Newport Workshops September 1957. The VLBY which is the Wangaratta parcels waggon started out being built by Newport Workshops October 1956 as a VP type VP 148, in May 1979 re-coded to VLPY, re-coded again in 1982 to VLBY.
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101-10167 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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040817 010702r167 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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040816 190153r167 viewsNelson Point, BHP EMD SD40 units 3080 serial 33674 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8482 and still in former owner IC&E blue and yellow livery awaits a return to service after a day at the wheel lathe 16th August 2004.
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