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116-05546 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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141027 5912543 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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141027 5885535 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 6600 hp GE 5GMG201 alternator.
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171-02529 viewsBallarat, Linton Junction signal box Gillies St, work site view, interlocked gates being replaced by boom barriers, view of signal box, triple doll semaphore signal post 20, Timken's Siding disc signal post 21, staff exchange platform and auto exchange apparatus cover open, track view.
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141027 5868529 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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141027 5862516 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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179-32514 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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111-04511 viewsNorth Geelong C Box, V/Line broad gauge locos N class N 461 'City of Ararat' Clyde Engineering EMD model JT22HC-2 serial 86-1190 and X class X 47 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-794 head down the grain loop line, signal box, semaphore signal post, the line in the foreground is the Loop Line to Melbourne.
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141027 5859496 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 5853493 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of and EMD SD40R unit primer mover 645 EMD engine and fuel tank tipped on its side, pilot and bogie.
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141027 5865486 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, a view of the hydraulic shears with SD40R units in the background.
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141027 5860485 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, fuel tank tipped on its side, pilot and bogie.
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111-17474 viewsNorth Geelong grain arrivals yard, V/Line broad gauge loco X class X 47 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-794 and N class N 461 'City of Ararat' Clyde Engineering EMD model JT22HC-2 serial 86-1190, loaded grain rake, waiting access to the grain loop.
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178-01420 viewsCressy, the peace of this once former four way junction station is shattered as V/Line down broad gauge goods train 9169 to Adelaide powers past the station building along the crossing loop behind a quad of screaming EMD 2 stroke locomotives, an Australian National BL class is leading the charge.
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163-10411 viewsSeymour station yard, broad gauge V/Line VPLX type bogie pneumatic discharge lime waggon VPLX 3, converted from VPFX type pneumatic discharge flour waggon in 1989, which started out as an FX type built by Newport Workshops in August 1966.
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104-01359 viewsStawell station yard overview looking west, goods shed, station building and platform.
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5499303 viewsNelson Point, Mount Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M-636 model locomotive 5499 serial C-6096-4 is the last active ALCo on the roster of BHP 22nd April 2000.
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170-07287 viewsDookie, track view looking towards Shepparton, west, along the mainline, crossover to silos and gravitational road on the left, GEB sub-terminal silo complex visible on the right.
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050109 093041279 viewsPilbara Railway Historical Society, the cab from scrapped Australian built Comeng NSW off an MLW M636 model ALCo 5495 serial C6084-0011 built 11-1974.
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040815 165436266 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 3, a Goninan built replacement ore waggon, numbered 2063, one of a batch of 345 waggons built to the new Lynx Engineering design known as the GoLynx waggons with 3CR12Ti stainless steel in a bid to eliminate painting to reduce wear on the waggon body. Serial 950088-190, build date 04/2001. 15th August 2004.
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