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150129 7450218 viewsPort Hedland, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1013 serial 62585 is their first locomotive to be delivered off the vessel Ocean Charger and being transported by ALE to Roy Hill's flash butt yard. Seen here leaving the Port Hedland port. 29th January 2015.
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215-15217 viewsPeterborough, AN liveried 930 class locomotive 958 AE Goodwin built ALCo model DL500B serial G-3388-1 sits in the dual gauge yard.
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160306 1425217 viewsGreen Pool, Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9103 serial 61941, driver side cab view. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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5953 001 Welshpool 1987Jan216 viewsBuilders plate on 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 July 1987.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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160306 1428216 viewsGreen Pool, two Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi units 9103 serial 61941 and 9110 serial 62541 coupled back to back, view of radiator sections. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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171-05214 viewsBallarat, Linton Junction signal box Gillies St, work site view, interlocked gates being replaced by boom barriers, view of removed interlocked gate posts, boom barriers in position.
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215-16212 viewsDry Creek Motive Power Centre, Australian National trio of standard gauge light engines wearing the AN livery with the final Clyde Engineering EMD model AT26C Bulldog ever built CL class CL 17 'William McMahon' serial 71-757 leading an ALCo 700 class and a Clyde Engineering EMD BL class.
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150412 7918r212 viewsBoodarie, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi class leader RHA 1001 serial 62573 and named 'Ginny' after Gina Rinehart's daughter Ginia, leads the rest of the fleet near the Flash Butt Welding Yard. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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110619 1916212 viewsBarker Siding which is the ballast loading point, one of two FMG ballast plough waggons BP 01, built in China by CSR at the Yangtze Rolling Stock Company in 2010. 19th June 2011.
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030726 121315r211 viewsNelson Point Loco Overhaul Workshop sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE build CM39-8 unit 5632 'Poseidon' serial 5831-11 / 88-081 as it waits for a new engine. Although this was the first unit painted, sister loco 5639 saw the first mainline working of the new scheme to Yandi. This shot was taken on Saturday 26th July 2003.
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041014 142544r211 viewsSix Mile Dampier, Pilbara Railway Historical Museum, former Cliffs Robe River Iron Associates RSD-3 model ALCo locomotive built by Montreal Locomotive Works (MLW) in 1951 for NSWGR as the 40 class 4002 serial 77733, purchased by CRRIA in 1971 and numbered 261.002, then 1705 and finally 9405. 4002 is preserved in an operational state and another claim to fame is it run the Royal Train in NSW February 1954. Thursday 14th October 2004.
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160306 1417210 viewsGreen Pool, left hand side view of cab of Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9110 serial 62541. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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150130 7611210 viewsPort Hedland, right hand side rear view of Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1010 serial 62582, this angle shows the size of the radiator wing section. 29th January, 2015.
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160306 1418209 viewsGreen Pool, left hand side view of the hood of Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9110 serial 62541. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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050824 0681209 viewsCape Lambert, Pilbara Iron Robe River Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive 9424 serial 6266-7/89-84 from Robe River C636 ALCo 9424 which was originally built in November 1968 as #343 for Spokane Portland & Seattle serial 6010-4 prior to be purchased by Robe in May 1981. Seen here on the 24th August 2005. Photo by Phil 'Fridge' Ludbrook.
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190-24207 viewsCootamundra West, NSW located 431 km from Sydney and the start of the Lake Cargelligo branchline, a Perth bound interstate freight train taking the scenic route, via Cootamundra West, Stockinbingal and Parkes, passes over Yass Road through the manual hand gates behind 81 class locomotive 8159 and a sister unit.
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031109 140045r207 viewsNelson Point, the first actual EMD SD40 model locomotive to arrive in Australia GECX 6415 serial 31542 frame 7861-52 built April 1966 for Southern Pacific as SP 8461 and still wearing previous owner IC & E blue and / yellow livery with 'fire cracker' aerial waits patiently on the back of a Brambles heavy-haul float with the tarp due to some quarantine issues and an officer from AQIS was in attendance as foreign soil had been found 9th November 2003.
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040127 163743r207 viewsNelson Point, SD40-2 loco 3085 serial 786170-25 originally Union Pacific unit UP 3523 stands out the front of the Locomotive Overhaul Shop, awaiting repairs 27th January 2004.
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050319 0082r207 viewsNelson Point, Ex Southern Pacific SD40T-2 loco 8335 serial 786175-9 this unit was purchased as a spares source for the other SD40 style units. 8335 was built in 1979 with the T signifying that it is a Tunnel motor with a modified radiator intake to allow 'cool' running through the Sierra Nevada tunnels. And the "M" with a lighting rod through it meant that it was a master unit for radio controlled helpers, used in the Tehachapi mountains. 19th March 2005.
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160319 1920207 viewsGreat Northern Highway 18.2 km grade crossing, Roy Hill empty train #96 with General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1004 mid-train unit between 116 ore waggons in front and behind. 16th March 2016. View map here.
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