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051022 6093r194 viewsNelson Point hard stand area, BHP Billiton's brand new Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4301 serial 20038540-002 sits on the heavy haul float under its' tarp late in the afternoon light on the 22nd October 2005. It was unloaded the next morning.
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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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050109 092857193 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society, 5450 a USA built EMD model F7A serial 8970 and frame 3006-A9, built Jan-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. 9th October 2005.
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107-05192 viewsKyabram track view, rails for Kyabram Fruit Packers siding, Kyabram Co-op Fruit Preserving Company on the right, looking towards Kyabram.
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194-02192 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, pile of railway points or switches, two left handed and one right handed.
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213-36192 viewsWeipa, an empty train departs Lorim Point behind Comalco R 1004 a Clyde Engineering built EMD model JT42C built 1990 serial 90-1277 originally as GML 10 for Goldsworthy Mining in Western Australia, bought by Comalco in 1994.
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104-06191 viewsBuangor crossing loop, yard view looking east, mechanical somersault semaphore signal post 6, Up Home, facing camera for up trains, mechanical somersault semaphore signal post 5, Down Home, in the distance for down trains, point rodding on the left is following No.1 Rd to the points, station building and signal box in the distance.
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101-07191 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line G class G 531 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 88-1261 and G 535 serial 88-1265, stabled grain train.
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160128 00384191 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, another line up with the front and back views of two Goninan rebuild models CM40-8MEFI 5669 and 5668 and two CM40-8M models 5641 and 5660, again the only differences are no marker lights on 5641 and it has a snow plough.
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040817 011826r190 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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070922 1029r190 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, Kingston Mack prime mover power the 256 wheel float with the first Metso rotary dumper cell built for FMG. Seen here powering up and away from the port. Of note is these cells for FMG will clamp the top of the ore waggon, similar to the Pilbara Iron dumpers, while the BHP cells clamp down on side pockets in the waggons. Sunday 23rd September 2007.
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106-26189 viewsSeymour loco depot, turntable pit, V/Line standard gauge Y class Y 102 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 63-292, and broad gauge CM class bogie parcel van CM 10 and rail tractors RT class RT?? and RT??
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100-07189 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8163 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1082, candy livery.
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194-06189 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 171258r189 viewsAt the 76km grade crossing 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. This crossing has been moved since Tabba Siding was built in this location. 10th August 2004.
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106-19188 viewsSeymour broad gauge passenger stabling yard, V/Line B class loco B 65 Clyde Engineering EMD model ML2 serial ML2-6 still in VR or Vic Rail blue and gold livery, side view.
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101-02188 viewsDandenong, Boral Quarry overview of new plant being constructed.
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110-11188 viewsBenalla yard overview, broad gauge V/Line S class S 302 'Edward Henty' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 57-166, B class B 64 Clyde Engineering EMD model ML2 serial ML2-5 and V/Line T class loco T 403 with serial 67-498 a Clyde Engineering Granville NSW built EMD model G18B with stabled down Wodonga goods train 9303, point indicators.
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215-07188 viewsPeterborough, an SP service awaits line clear 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 CLF2, ALCo model DL541 600 class 605 serial G6015/04 which went on to become BU1, and EMD model A16C GM class Bulldogs units GM 43 serial 67-529 and GM 46 serial 67-532.
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