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196-01164 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.
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160128 00393164 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, General Electric V16 7FDL-16 prime mover from CM40-8M 5664.
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040817 011436r164 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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104-20163 viewsWallan station overview, broad gauge V/Line N class loco N 465 'City of Ballaarat' with serial 86-1194 a Clyde Engineering Somerton Victoria built EMD model JT22HC-2 and N set with an up Albury pass, signaller watches from the elevated signal box.
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105-05163 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 departs with down passenger train 8323 and H set.
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140-2-09163 viewsWarrenheip, station overview looking south, Melbourne line curves to the left and the Geelong line to the right, the Tamper track machine is in Siding A, the points and crossing lead to Siding B, signal box, staff exchange platform, notice how high the semaphore signal posts are.
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100-19163 viewsAlbury yard, Wilson Street, NSWSRA standard gauge 44 class 4479 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL500B serial G3421-19 and 422 class 42205 Clyde Engineering EMD model J26C serial 69-660, candy livery, north bound Inter-Capital Daylight.
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194-03163 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, pile of four scoop buckets.
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040810 162642r163 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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102-03162 viewsBirchip yard view looking north, silo complex in the distance and Ascom style barley silos with Aquila annex at right, stock yards at extreme right, Geelong style silos in the distance.
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103-11162 viewsRutherglen, remains of gangers hut, not turntable pivot in middle of broad gauge rails.
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194-13162 viewsWittenoom, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, railway workshops with 4 loco storage roads and an inspection pit, the raised ramps are for removing the battery modules off the locomotives, looking south. Tailings in the background.
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210-15162 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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050109 092824162 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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160128 00386162 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, upturned bogie from recently scrapped new built Goninan CM39-8 unit 5632. Bogie is of a GE floating bolster design, serial 1-10-87.
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040810 171258r162 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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103-09161 viewsSpringhurst, semaphore signal post 4 with the top of the dolls cut off and the signal for the Wahgunyah line, standard gauge flyover on bank, point rodding, looking south from No.2 Rd.
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106-11161 viewsAltona, V/Line broad gauge down goods train to Adelaide 9169, locos C class, C class, BL class, 700 class.
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194-15161 viewsWittenoom, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, railway workshops with loco storage roads, the raised ramps are for removing the battery modules off the locomotives.
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194-17161 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view of railway workshop - battery charging plant looking north, Gemco unit at right, English Electric unit with No. 1 battery in front. Catwalk visible in distance.
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