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141027 5841666 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of EMD SD40R unit 3095 serial 33677/7083-7 watching a former sister unit being reduced to bits, a primer mover 645 EMD engine and fuel tank tipped on its side, pilot and bogie, and the excavator with the hydraulic shears.
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141027 5883661 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 units 6073 serial 51065 and 6075 serial 51067 flank EMD SD40R unit 3091 serial 31496/7861-6 prior to scrapping.
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141027 5887660 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 is reduced to frame level with only the nose which contains the collision posts awaiting the thermal lance.
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141027 5895651 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 is reduced to frame level with only the nose which contains the collision posts and the 6600 hp EVO motor and alternator awaiting the thermal lance.
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131126 3779r637 viewsKanyirri Yard, FMG's Electro-Motive Division built SD9043MAC locomotive 909 serial 976833-33 was originally UP SD90MAC-H 8554 built in 1999, rebuilt by NS Juniata Shops in 2011 for FMG and fitted with a 710G3 engine. 26th November 2013.
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120307 0074 brian marsh624 viewsThe first BHP Billiton Progress Rail built SD70ACe unit at Muncie USA. Note the lack of nose grab irons, the unit also has two new EMD type roof mounted antennas, a larger antenna at the rear, no grabs on the rear, no grabs behind the inverter area and has additional access openings in the side railing, just a few details of note. Window protectors have not yet been installed and step well guards will be installed in Australia.
Photo by Brian Marsh, Overland Models, Inc.
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5499623 viewsNelson Point, Mt Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 model locomotive 5499 serial C6096-4 is the last active ALCo on the roster of BHP 22nd April 2000.
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141027 5896617 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, a pile of bits from GE AC6000 unit 6071.
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150314 7775r616 viewsWedgefield, sitting in a storage yard while more rail is laid, Roy Hill rotary tip ore waggon GA 2080 which is one of the 1196 built by China Southern Rail in Zhuzhou China with a 70m³ capacity. 14th March 2015.
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141027 5888615 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of the multi-function display panels from GE AC6000 unit 6071.
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141027 5912602 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of Hitachi ZAXIS 350 LCH excavator fitted with the huge hydraulically operated shears that are making a meal of former EMD SD40 and GE AC6000 locomotives. Besides it lays the remains of an EMD SD40R unit which has been reduced to a few frame part with the EMD 645 engine laying over, sister units 3095 wait for a similar fate.
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180918 0227r602 viewsBoodarie, about the 23 km at Roy Hill Rail Construction Yard, brand new Roy Hill RHA class loco RHA 1026 with serial 64743 a GE Fort Worth built GE model ES44ACi in the special Breast Cancer Awareness livery undergoes commissioning prior to official handover. All five were built at General Electric's Fort Worth Texas plant. 18th September 2018.
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141027 5885589 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 6600 hp GE 5GMG201 alternator.
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141027 5868586 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, an EMD SD40R is getting the thermal lance treatment to cut the frame while other GE AC6000 and EMD SD40R units look on, AC6000 unit 6071 has been reduced to just the frame with the EVO 6600 horsepower engine awaiting the lance as well.
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150130 7634r585 viewsRoy Hill builders' sticker for General Electric built model ES44ACi serial 62582 locomotive RHA 1010. 30th January 2015.
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160306 1423584 viewsGreen Pool, Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9103 serial 61941 with a loaded ex-Deepdale awaits a meet with an empty, right hand side view. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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141027 5862580 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6072 looks on next to EMD SD40R units 3092, 3089 and 3095, a frame segment of an SD40R and the hydraulic shears.
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116-05577 viewsSpencer Street Station, view looking east from flyover, platform No.2 below with standard gauge car dock, South End Signal Box visible on Platform No's 3 and 4, V/Line N sets, A and N class locos, Crown Casino in the background behind the Spencer Street V/Line head office building, platform No.1 at far left.
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179-32576 viewsGheringhap, internal view of signal box showing the electric staff instruments for the North Geelong C section on the left and the Meredith section on the right, above each exchanger is the respective bell for each section, along with wall clock and Code of Bell Signals wall chart, to left is a station stretcher and hand lamp and on the right the electric staff carriers or hoops. At the very left of frame the train register desk can be just seen, through the opening in the wall behind the exchangers can be seen the 18+2 lever frame levers.
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141027 5859562 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of EMD SD40R unit 3095 serial 33677/7083-7 watching a former sister unit being reduced to bits, a primer mover 645 EMD engine and fuel tank tipped on its side, pilot and bogie, and the excavator with the hydraulic shears.
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