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251-025 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5506 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1987 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from 1969 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6012-4 and road number 5455 and assigned new serial number 4839-01 / 87-071. It was delivered in Mt Newman Mining orange and was named Mt Whaleback, then in 1991 5506 emerged in BHP livery carrying Ethel Creek, it was later changed to Mt Goldsworthy, it was also one of three units to carry the Goldsworthy Joint Venture lettering. 22nd April 2000.
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251-045 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5512 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1988 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from 1970 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6041-1 and road number 5465 and assigned new serial number 4839-01 / 88-077. It was delivered in Mt Newman Mining orange and was named Hesta. 22nd April 2000.
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251-085 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5507 panel side view of Goldsworthy Joint Venture lettering. One of only three units to carry such. 22nd April 2000.
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251-095 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5509 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1987 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from 1969 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6012-1 and road number 5452 and assigned new serial number 4839-05 / 87-074. It was delivered in Mt Newman Mining orange and was named Chichester. 5509 was subsequently cut down in September 2003 and then sent to United Goninan's Lansdowne NSW facility for use as an engine test bed, then later to Broadmeadow NSW. 22nd April 2000.
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251-105 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5509 builders plate. 22nd April 2000.
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251-115 viewsNelson Point, BHP's recently retired Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5511 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1987 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from 1969 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6035-4 and road number 5463 and assigned new serial number 4839-08 / 87-076. It was delivered in Mt Newman Mining orange and was named Port Hedland. 551 holds the dubious honour of being the first unit withdrawn following an engine failure in 1998. 22nd April 2000.
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252-095 viewsCockatoo Siding 273 km on the Hamersley Iron line to Yandi, General Electric built 9-44CW unit 7088 with serial number 47767 from the original 1994 build idles away on the eastern end of the ballast train as it is loaded and slowly progresses into the back track siding Ballast plough BP 02 is behind the locomotive. Location is roughly here. 24th November 2001.
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252-115 viewsCockatoo Siding 273 km on the Hamersley Iron line to Yandi, ballast plough waggon BP 02 is on the end of a ballast rake being loaded. BP 01 has been converted from an Nippon Sharyo ore waggon with the fitting of a plough blade, the waggon is also loaded with ballast for ballast. Location is roughly here. 24th November 2001.
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252-175 viewsRosella Junction looking south at the 251 km. The line to the left goes to Marandoo and Yandicoogina, the straight to Tom Price and Paraburdoo and the right heads to Brockman. Location is roughly here. 24th November 2001.
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252-235 viewsNelson Point cab side view of BHP Iron Ore's General Electric built AC6000 unit 6074 'Kalgan' serial number 51066 is shutdown near the wheel lathe. Early December 2001.
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210322 95705 viewsNear Gecko on Rio Tinto's Dampier - Tom Price line is Chinese built ballast waggon BAH 095 on a loaded ballast rake, close up of the B end. Location is roughly here. 22nd March 2021.
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210322 95725 viewsNear Gecko on Rio Tinto's Dampier - Tom Price line is Chinese built ballast waggon BAH 094 on a loaded ballast rake. Location is roughly here. 22nd March 2021.
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210322 95755 viewsNear Gecko on Rio Tinto's Dampier - Tom Price line is Chinese built ballast waggon BAH 091 on a loaded ballast rake. Location is roughly here. 22nd March 2021.
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210322 95765 viewsNear Gecko on Rio Tinto's Dampier - Tom Price line is Chinese built ballast waggon BAH 100 on a loaded ballast rake. Location is roughly here. 22nd March 2021.
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210322 95775 viewsNear Gecko on Rio Tinto's Dampier - Tom Price line is Chinese built ballast waggon BAH 105 on a loaded ballast rake. Location is roughly here. 22nd March 2021.
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210322 95795 viewsNear Gecko on Rio Tinto's Dampier - Tom Price line is Chinese built ballast waggon BAH 075 on a loaded ballast rake. Location is roughly here. 22nd March 2021.
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210322 95845 viewsNear Gecko on Rio Tinto's Dampier - Tom Price line is CRRC Yangtze Rolling Stock Co of China built ballast plough waggon BP 04 on a loaded ballast rake, view of B end. Location is roughly here. 22nd March 2021.
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210510 11175 viewsNear Gull on the Rio Tinto Dampier - Tom Price line at the 101.5 km, RTS type straddle crane carrying rail waggon RTS 003 on Rio Tinto's Gemco Rail built rail train consist. 10th May 2021. Location.
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210510 11315 viewsNear Galah on the Rio Tinto Dampier - Tom Price line at the 89.5 km, RTB type end rail waggon RTB 022 on Rio Tinto's Gemco Rail built rail train consist. 10th May 2021. Location.
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210510 11415 viewsNear Galah on the Rio Tinto Dampier - Tom Price line at the 89.5 km, RTC type centre rail waggon RTC 012 on Rio Tinto's Gemco Rail built rail train consist. 10th May 2021. Location.
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