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040127 163743r559 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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160306 1429559 viewsGreen Pool, right hand side view of radiator section of Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9103 serial 61941 6th March 2016. View location here.
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150412 7909557 viewsBoodarie, Roy Hill Tad Yard under construction with an ex-Victorian Railways T class in the Pilbara, who would've thought?! Now owned by CFCLA T class T 387 a Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B serial 65-417 with CFCLA ballast cars. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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160319 1920556 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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171204 1045r554 viewsGreat Northern Highway, Twelve Mile Creek Rd CFCLA'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. Being transported to Roy Hill's flash butt yard by Doolan's Heavy Haulage. 4th December 2017. View map here.
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061209 8156r554 viewsCape Lambert 11.7 km grade crossing, Robe River Goninan GE rebuilt CM40-8M loco 9414 serial 8206-11/91-124 still in service on the Deepdale line along with several others of the class in a quad lash up with three GE Dash 9-44CW units. 9th December 2006.
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070923 1044r554 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, two Kingston Mack prime movers power the 256 wheel float with the second Metso built rotary dumper cell for FMG. Seen here approaching the Redbank Bridge. Of note is these cells for FMG will clamp the top of the ore waggon, similar to the Pilbara Iron dumpers, while the BHP cells clamp down on side pockets in the waggons. Sunday 23rd September 2007.
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111-17553 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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150131 7722552 viewsBoodarie, right hand side front view of Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1007 serial 62579 on the BHP line overpass, 30th January, 2015.
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150412 7910551 viewsBoodarie, Roy Hill Tad Yard under construction with an ex-Victorian Railways T class in the Pilbara, who would've thought?! Now owned by CFCLA T class T 387 a Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B serial 65-417 with CFCLA ballast cars. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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110619 1916551 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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031109 140045r549 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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171222 1126r548 viewsBallast Spur A at the 44.1 km on the Roy Hill railway, CFCLA Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild units CM40-8M CD 4303, CD 4302 and CD 4301 during mainline load testing of the three lease units sandwiched between a pair of Roy Hill ES44ACi units. 22nd December, 2017.
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040403 103310r547 viewsNelson Point, Car Dumper 3, BHP GE AC6000 6071 'Chichester' serial 51063 and SD40-2 unit 3083 serial 786170-2 originally Union Pacific UP 3500 push the empty rake towards the south yard in a method called the "Pull-Push" style of spotting and clearing rakes 3rd April 2004.
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080614 2629547 viewsPort Hedland, Gilbert Street, the last BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe 'Pumpkin' 4328 serial 20066862-057 and originally destined to be BNSF 9186 is turning into Gate 9 after being unloaded off the heavy lift ship DA QIANG Saturday 14th June 2008.
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080304 2196r545 viewsRowley Yard, FMG's new ore waggon pair Control waggon 2620 and Slave waggon 1619, built in China by CSR at the Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works in 2007. 4th March 2008.
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081225 0652r545 viewsChapman Siding, even on Christmas Day the trains keep rolling, here FMG General Electric built Dash 9-44CW units 010 serial 58187 and 014 serial 58191 power a loaded 'Rocket Fines' train through the cutting at Fan Belt Hill. 25th December 2008.
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050319 0082r544 viewsNelson Point, Ex Southern Pacific SD40T-2 loco 8335 serial 786175-9 built in April 1979 and retired by Union Pacific 23rd May 2001, this unit was purchased as a spares source for the other SD40 style units. The T signifies 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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160306 1417543 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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170727 9631r543 viewsRoy Hill side dump waggon, SA class SA 1601 one of ten built by China Southern Rail in Zhuzhou China, seen here on the BHP line flyover. 27th July 2017. View map here.
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