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257-042 viewsFlash Butt yard BHP's stored Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5512 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1988 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from a 1970 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6041-1 and road number 5455 and assigned new serial number 4839-01 / 88-077. It was delivered in Mount Newman Mining orange and was named Hesta. Late 2001.
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257-052 viewsFlash Butt yard BHP's stored Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5512 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1988 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from a 1970 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6041-1 and road number 5455 and assigned new serial number 4839-01 / 88-077. It was delivered in Mount Newman Mining orange and was named Hesta. Late 2001.
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257-062 viewsFlash Butt yard BHP's stored Goninan WA ALCo C636 to GE C36-7M rebuild unit 5510 awaits its fate. Rebuilt in 1987 at Goninan's Welshpool factory from a 1969 AE Goodwin built ALCo C636 with serial number G6027-2 and road number 5458 and assigned new serial number 4839-07 / 87-075. It was delivered in Mount Newman Mining orange and was named Newman. Of note is the Dash 8 radiator frame, the unit was converted to a Dash 8 radiator following loadout damage. Late 2001.
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257-082 viewsFlash Butt yard Mount Newman Mining's last in-service ALCo M636 unit 5499 serial C6096-4 built by Comeng NSW awaits its fate. Late 2021.
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257-112 viewsFlash Butt yard, Locotrol II remote waggon 661 which is modified from a Magor USA ore waggon in the late 1980s. Late 2001.
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257-122 viewsFlash Butt yard, Locotrol I remote waggon 2065 which is modified from a Comeng ore waggon in the 1980s. Late 2001.
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257-132 viewsFlash Butt yard, Locotrol II remote waggon 661 which is modified from a Magor USA ore waggon in the late 1980s with Locotrol I remote waggon 2626 modified from a Comeng ore waggon in the 1980s. Late 2001.
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257-202 viewsFlash Butt yard Mount Newman Mining's last in-service ALCo M636 unit 5499 serial C6096-4 built by Comeng NSW awaits its fate. Late 2021.
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257-212 viewsFlash Butt yard, compressor set #5. Modified Magor USA built ore waggons to form the compressor set, used during the unloading process. Late 2001.
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257-222 viewsFlash Butt yard, the Barclay Mowlem ballast cleaning train known as the Circus Train, waggons BW-02 and DW-01 closest to camera. Late 2001.
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257-252 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, an empty train runs between the junction and the Broome Rd crossing behind the standard single locomotive 5646 'White Springs', a Goninan 1992 built GE CM40-8 model with serial number 5244-11 / 92-135. The four styles of waggon in use are visible, behind the loco are three Golynx waggons, then a number of Gunderson USA builds, the ribbed type is a Portec USA built and then following are the Tomlinson WA and Scotts of Ipswich built 70 ton waggons. Late 2001.
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257-262 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, an empty train runs between the junction and the Broome Rd crossing behind the standard single locomotive 5646 'White Springs', a Goninan 1992 built GE CM40-8 model with serial number 5244-11 / 92-135, one of a pair of new build locos financed by Goldsworthy. Late 2001.
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252-221 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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252-241 viewsAbydos area, known as the China Wall or London Wall.
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252-261 viewsAbydos area, known as the China Wall or London Wall.
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252-281 viewsAbydos area, known as the China Wall or London Wall.
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252-301 viewsPort Hedland at 12 Mile Creek a loaded Yarrie train crosses over the creek behind Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuild unit 5645 'Sherlock' serial number 8281-11 / 92-134. Early December 2001.
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252-341 viewsPort Hedland at 12 Mile Creek a loaded Yarrie train about the cross the Broome Rd at the 19.4 km behind Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuild unit 5645 'Sherlock' serial number 8281-11 / 92-134. Early December 2001.
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210510 11041 viewsNear Gull on the Rio Tinto Dampier - Tom Price line at the 101.5 km, RTW type intermediate rail waggon RTB 016 on Rio Tinto's Gemco Rail built rail train consist. 10th May 2021. Location.
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210510 11051 viewsNear Gull on the Rio Tinto Dampier - Tom Price line at the 101.5 km, RTW type intermediate rail waggon RTB 015 on Rio Tinto's Gemco Rail built rail train consist. 10th May 2021. Location.
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