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215-01138 viewsLong Plains, the down passenger train to Alice Springs 'The Ghan' on approach with power from an AN livered DL class DL 37 Clyde Engineering EMD model AT42C serial 88-1245.
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150522 8162138 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, the first batch of BHP Billiton Dash 8 locos to be scrapped, 5646 serial 8244-11/92-135 one of a pair of new Goninan WA built CM40-8 units has already had most of the hood removed and the V16 7FDL prime mover is visible. To right are units 5647, 5657, 5656, 5663, 5635, 5645, 5649, 5638, 5640 and 5659.
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150523 8201138 viewsNelson Point Yard, parked beside the Locomotive Service Shop, BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0035 with safety slogan 'Take time to work safety', total capacity of 117m3 for a nominal capacity of 113 m3 built in China by CNR - QRRS.
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050204 080056r138 viewsMooka, BHP GE AC6000 final unit 6077 serial 51069 with EMD SD40R 3091 serial 31496 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8415 power along at the 30 km mark with an empty 200 waggon train, smoke can just been seen coming from mid train units 6071 and 3083 4th February 2005.
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040818 203218r138 viewsNelson Point South Yard Prep Facility sees BHP Billiton EMD SD40R unit 3096 serial 31510 originally Southern Pacific SD40 unit SP 8429 rests between jobs on #1 Spur Road 18th August 2004.
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070414 8774138 viewsNelson Point Locomotive Overhaul Workshop, brand new BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4314 serial 20058712-001 during 'fit out' work by EDI 14th April 2007.
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040815 165706138 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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103-16137 viewsWahgunyah portable station building, staff hut, 3/4 view, LHS showing ablution block.
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105-08137 viewsWallan, broad gauge V/Line N class loco N 456 'City of Colac' with serial 85-1224 a Clyde Engineering Somerton Victoria built EMD model JT22HC-2 arrives with an up Albury passenger train, gangers trolley shed, crib crossing and semaphore signal post 12 for down movements.
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171-10137 viewsTrawalla station yard overview, looking towards Melbourne, end of No.3 Rd, point indicator for catch points in grass, semaphore signal post 4 for moves from No.2 Rd to No.3 Rd.
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171-20137 viewsBallarat station yard overview, looking east from platform 2 at Ballarat A signal box, semaphore signal posts 20 and 21B, just prior to change over to electric signalling.
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172-36137 viewsBallarat East signal box, track view looking across interlocked swing gates at Humffray St, looking west towards Ballarat, signal box framed between semaphore signal post 5 and disc signal post 6. Disc signal 6 is down home from Loco Tracks to Post 15 controlled by A Box, Post 5 left doll is Down Home No. 2 to Post 11 via Passenger Line controlled by A Box.
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194-12137 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view of the CEAG cap lamp charging racks.
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050109 092824137 viewsPilbara Railway Historical Society, Goldsworthy Mining Ltd B class unit 1, an English Electric built ST95B model, originally built in 1965 serial A-104, due to accident damage rebuilt on new frame with serial A232 in 1970. These units of Bo-Bo design with a 6CSRKT 640kW prime mover and built at the Rocklea Qld plant.
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040810 150446r137 viewsShaw 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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103-02136 viewsSpringhurst yard view, staff exchange platform, auto exchanger cover, point rodding, tamper, silo complex and bunker, loading platform.
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106-14136 viewsSeymour, rationalised yard, V/Line broad gauge S class S 310 'George Higinbotham' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 60-227 stabled down Wodonga goods 9303, side view.
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101-03136 viewsDandenong, Boral Quarry overview of new plant being constructed.
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192-12136 viewsJunee, NSWSRA standard gauge locomotive depot, class leader of the NSWGR 45 class 4501 an ALCo RSD-20 or DL-541 built by AE Goodwin in 1962 with serial 84143.
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194-14136 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view looking sort of south west past scrap steel, tailings pile, track used to go around corner to other mine adits.
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