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247-271 viewsCape Lambert fuel point, Robe River locomotive 9420 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 8109-03 / 91-119 from March 1991 riding on Hi-Ad bogies and was originally an ALCo Schenectady built C630 serial 3486-4 and built new for Chesapeake & Ohio (USA) as their 2103. It is one of four C630 ALCo units purchased in 1974 and delivered to Robe in January 1975. Everything below the frame is ALCo while above is GE and Pilbara Cab. Approximate location of the locos is here. 22nd May 2002.
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247-281 viewsCape Lambert fuel point, Robe River Dash 8 power 9425 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 6266-8 / 89-85 from August 1989 riding on Hi-Ad bogies and was originally an AE Goodwin built M636 ALCo serial C-6041-4 and built new for Mt Newman Mining (later BHP Iron Ore) in April 1970 and numbered 5468, sold to Robe and delivered by road 17th August 1982. Everything below the frame is ALCo while above is GE and Pilbara Cab. Approximate location of the locos is here. 22nd May 2002.
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247-291 viewsCape Lambert fuel point, Robe River locomotive 9410 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 2160-03 / 96-202 from March 1996 riding on Dofasco bogies and was originally a Comeng NSW built M636 ALCo serial C-6096-5 and built new for Mt Newman Mining (later BHP Iron Ore) in November 1975 and numbered 5500. Everything below the frame is ALCo, with the Comeng build style flat fuel tank, while above is GE and Pilbara Cab. Approximate location of the locos is here. 22nd May 2002.
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247-311 viewsNear Cooya Pooya at the 37.5 km on the Robe River Cape Lambert line an empty train is about to pass under the town water supply pipeline and pass through Lockyer Gap behind the standard Robe power of quad CM40-8M or Dash 8 locomotives led by 9425 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 6266-8 / 89-85 from August 1989 riding on Hi-Ad bogies and was originally an AE Goodwin built M636 ALCo serial C-6041-4 and built new for Mt Newman Mining (later BHP Iron Ore) in April 1970 and numbered 5468, sold to Robe and delivered by road 17th August 1982. Location is here.22nd May 2002.
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247-351 viewsNear Cooya Pooya at the 37.5 km on the Robe River Cape Lambert line an empty train passes under the town water supply pipeline and pass through Lockyer Gap behind the standard Robe power of quad CM40-8M or Dash 8 locomotives led by 9425 with 9410, 9420 and last unit 9414 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 8206-11 / 91-124 from November 1991 riding on Dofasco bogies and was originally an AE Goodwin built M636 ALCo built new for Robe in December 1971 and numbered 262.005, later numbered 1714. Location is here.22nd May 2002.
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247-361 viewsNear Cooya Pooya at the 37.5 km on the Robe River Cape Lambert line an empty train passes under the town water supply pipeline and pass through Lockyer Gap behind the standard Robe power of quad CM40-8M or Dash 8 locomotives led by 9425 with 9410, 9420 and last unit 9414 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 8206-11 / 91-124 from November 1991 riding on Dofasco bogies and was originally an AE Goodwin built M636 ALCo built new for Robe in December 1971 and numbered 262.005, later numbered 1714. Location is here.22nd May 2002.
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247-371 viewsNear Cooya Pooya at the 37.5 km on the Robe River Cape Lambert line an empty train passes under the town water supply pipeline and pass through Lockyer Gap behind the standard Robe power of quad CM40-8M or Dash 8 locomotives led by 9425 with 9410, 9420 and last unit 9414 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 8206-11 / 91-124 from November 1991 riding on Dofasco bogies and was originally an AE Goodwin built M636 ALCo built new for Robe in December 1971 and numbered 262.005, later numbered 1714. Location is here.22nd May 2002.
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248-051 viewsDingo Siding on the Hamersley Iron railway at the 39 km with an empty train headed up by a pair of General Electric built C44-9W units 9408 serial 54158 from the fourth order in 2003 wearing the Pilbara Rail livery with Robe ownership markings. Approximate location. 24th April 2004.
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248-061 viewsDingo Siding on the Hamersley Iron railway at the 39 km with an empty train headed up by a pair of General Electric built C44-9W units 9408 serial 54158 from the fourth order in 2003 wearing the Pilbara Rail livery with Robe ownership markings. The blue 230 sign is the indication that there is 230 waggons in clear at that point. Approximate location. 24th April 2004.
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249-051 viewsYule River bridge looking north from the 160 km on the BHP mainline. The third pier from the southern end was undermined by flood waters from Tropical Cyclone John in December 1999. The rail line was closed for two weeks while repairs were effected. Approximate location.
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249-061 viewsYule River bridge looking east upstream the third pier from the southern end was undermined by flood waters from Tropical Cyclone John in December 1999. The rail line was closed for two weeks while repairs were effected. Approximate location.
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249-071 viewsYule River bridge looking north east upstream the third pier from the southern end was undermined by flood waters from Tropical Cyclone John in December 1999. The rail line was closed for two weeks while repairs were effected. Approximate location.
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249-081 viewsYule River bridge looking east upstream the third pier from the southern end was undermined by flood waters from Tropical Cyclone John in December 1999. The rail line was closed for two weeks while repairs were effected. Approximate location.
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249-111 viewsYule River bridge looking north west downstream the third pier from the southern end was undermined by flood waters from Tropical Cyclone John in December 1999. The rail line was closed for two weeks while repairs were effected. Approximate location.
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249-121 viewsYule River bridge looking north from the bridge deck on the BHP mainline of the sunk track section. The third pier from the southern end was undermined by flood waters from Tropical Cyclone John in December 1999. The rail line was closed for two weeks while repairs were effected. Approximate location.
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249-241 viewsFortescue River Bridge on the Robe River line at the 115.8 km in flood looking downstream to the west from the middle of the bridge following Cyclone John in December 1999. Approximate location.
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210322 95661 viewsNear Gecko on Rio Tinto's Dampier - Tom Price line is Chinese built ballast waggon BAH 124 on a loaded ballast rake. Location is roughly here. 22nd March 2021.
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210322 95671 viewsNear Gecko on Rio Tinto's Dampier - Tom Price line is Chinese built ballast waggon BAH 126 on a loaded ballast rake. Location is roughly here. 22nd March 2021.
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210322 95681 viewsNear Gecko on Rio Tinto's Dampier - Tom Price line is Chinese built ballast waggon BAH 129 on a loaded ballast rake. Location is roughly here. 22nd March 2021.
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210510 10991 viewsNear Gull on the Rio Tinto Dampier - Tom Price line at the 101.5 km, RTW type intermediate rail waggon RTB 021 on Rio Tinto's Gemco Rail built rail train consist. 10th May 2021. Location.
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