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180527 1200298 viewsPippingarra, near the 17km on the former Goldsworthy line, BHP has stored some redundant service waggons, Difco side dumps, a couple of heavy weights and the old winch and crib waggons from the steel train. Looking east with a former GML short Difco side dump waggon on the end. 27th May 2018. GeoData.
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150314 7775r296 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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170-07288 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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041119 162246r284 viewsNelson Point, a Pilbara Power Parade line-up of (from l to r) of EMD SD40-2 3085, EMD SD40R 3080, 3092, GE AC6000 6074, Goninan GE CM40-8M 5667 and 5640. Seen out the front of the Locomotive Overhaul Shop on Friday 19th November 2004.
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130818 2712r284 viewsKanyirri Yard, FMG's Electro-Motive Diesel built SD70ACe/LCi locomotive 707 serial 20118611-007 built 2012 seen here coupled to a sister unit. 18th August 2013.
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150713 9439r284 viewsHerb Elliot Port, South Hedland sees FMG's Electro-Motive Division built SD90MAC-H2 locomotive 915 serial 976833-17, originally UP 8538 built in 1999 and rebuilt by Progress Rail Kentucky 09/2014, seen here 13th July 2015.
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040815 165436284 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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050109 093041283 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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120307 0074 brian marsh282 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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110601 1186r282 viewsRowley Yard, the first mainline lead run of FMG Electric-Motive Division built SD90MAC-H locomotive 903 serial 976833-18 was originally UP 8539 built in 1999, rebuilt by Juniata Shops in 2011 for FMG seen here operating with the 6000 hp 265-H engine. 1st June 2011.
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041119 163700r280 viewsNelson Point, this Pilbara Power Parade shot shows all current liveries used by BHP Billiton. From the undercoat on 3085, the IC&E blue and yellow on 3080, the old corporate colours of BHP, blue and white, on 6074 and 5667 and the new Steve Malpass designed 'bubble' scheme, shown here on units 3092, 5639 and 5636 19th November 2004.
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100-02265 viewsAlbury station yard overview looking south, from Wilson Street footbridge, loco service shed, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8163 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1082 in candy livery, point and track work, motorail waggons at left, station building with clock tower and goods sheds at right.
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160306 1423265 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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150130 7634r265 viewsRoy Hill builders' sticker for General Electric built model ES44ACi serial 62582 locomotive RHA 1010. 30th January 2015.
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131126 3779r264 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 Juniata Shops in 2011 for FMG and fitted with a 710G3 engine. 26th November 2013.
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171204 1086r258 viewsCFCLA's Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive CD 4305, serial 8109-3/91-119 was originally Chesapeake & Ohio (USA) ALCo C630 serial 3486-4 #2103, then Robe River unit 9420 before going to CFCLA in 2012. Seen here on the access road while being transported to Roy Hill's flash butt yard by Doolan's Heavy Haulage, 4th December 2017. View map here.
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141-1-10245 viewsSunshine, broad gauge Australian National BL class units BL 28 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 83-1012 and BL 27 serial 83-1011 lead the second of the afternoon procession of down Adelaide bound goods trains out of Melbourne along the passenger lines and heading past platform No.3, point rodding, station platforms.
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5835 001 Welshpool 1987July243 viewsWelshpool, Goninan rebuilt GE CM36-7M unit 5509 'Chichester' serial 4839-05 / 87-074 rebuilt using Mount Newman Mining AE Goodwin ALCo C636 5452 serial G-6012-1, on a Bell road float in July 1987.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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041119 163032r241 viewsNelson Point, how this for a Parade of Pilbara Power? On the afternoon of Friday the 19th November 2004 a photo was managed with no less than 14 locos in the shot, 7 at the workshops, and 7 on trains at the car dumper roads. Locos in the frame are: 3085, 3080, 3092, 5639, 5636, 5667, 6074 at the workshops and 6073, 3082, 3079, 5640, 5669, 3078, 5630 on the car dumper roads. Models are EMD SD40R and SD40-2, GE AC6000 and Goninan GE CM80-8M.
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150412 7929r239 viewsBoodaire, north of the Flash Butt yard, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi units lined up on the mainline facing the port. RHA 1013 serial 62585, RHA 1012, RHA 1011, RHA 1010, RHA 1009, RHA 1014, RHA 1005, RHA 1006, RHA 1007, RHA 1008, RHA 1003, RHA 1004, RHA 1002 'Ginbata' and RHA 1001 'Ginny'. With a track supply train rake behind them. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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