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150505 7950106 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking west along elevated section of track, repeater tower in distance. Geodata: -22.0398833 118.6280733 .
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050624 3348106 viewsGoldsworthy, view from the observation end of the Sundowner coach, originally built by E. G. Budd in 1939 numbered 301 as the Silver Star as a diner-parlour-observation coach on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad's General Pershing Zephyr train from the 1930s and 1940s. Donated to Mt Newman Mining Co. by AMAX an original joint venture partner to commemorate the projects first 100 million tonnes of iron ore railed between Mount Whaleback mine and the Port Hedland port.
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203-14105 viewsBing Siding, a loaded BHP Iron Ore train with double Dash 8 power behind Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M models 5660 'Kure' serial 8412-05 / 94-151 and sister 5643 'Mt Whaleback' serial no 8281-08 / 92-132 as they cross an empty train in the siding with an AC6000 unit.
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207-10105 viewsBHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6074 serial 51066, brand new and unnamed at Yandi One load-out loop as a remote mid-train unit, view of inverter, fuel tank and engine hood.
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219-03105 viewsYandicoogina or HIY as Hamersley Iron identify it, located 445 km from Parker Point yard in Dampier. Bank engine units General Electric C44-9W models 7090 serial 47769 and 7089 idle away waiting their next loaded train to push out.
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040419 102309105 viewsAbydos back track, riveted flat waggon 202 with three water tanks fitted, side view, shows access ladder profiles, originally part of the 'camp train', modified by Mt Newman Workshops.
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207-06104 viewsBHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6074 serial 51066, brand new and unnamed at Yandi One load-out loop as a remote mid-train unit.
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207-07104 viewsBHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6074 serial 51066, brand new and unnamed at Yandi One load-out loop as a remote mid-train unit.
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219-21104 viewsGoldsworthy Siding, C36-7M unit 5507 'Nimingarra' serial 4839-03 / 87-072, an original Mt Newman Mining ALCo C636 5461 to GE C36-7M rebuild carried out by Goninan, leads an empty train at Goldsworthy, the waggon behind 5507 is numbered 352 and is one of ten Portec USA built waggons originally from Phelps Dodge Copper Mine.
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060414 3444104 viewsNelson Point yard, Magor USA built ballast waggon 521, with original number 652 visible.
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203-05103 viewsBing Siding, BHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 in the passing track with a Yandi empty working.
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203-11103 viewsBing Siding, BHP Iron Ore General Electric AC6000 model 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 with an empty train. Cab side view with name board, steerable bogie and Driver Cosgrove at the controls.
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150518 8119103 viewsBHP Iron Ore old and retired ore stacker #4 and bucket wheel reclaimer #4 are blown apart to aid in the scrapping process.
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203-09102 viewsBing Siding, BHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 in the passing track with a Yandi empty working. The size of the BHP AC6000 model radiator is clearly evident here.
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207-05102 viewsYandi One balloon loop, Goninan built ore waggon 4146 coupled to an original style Comeng waggon on the empty side of the load-out tunnel, August 1999.
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219-01102 viewsYandicoogina or HIY as Hamersley Iron identify it, located 445 km from Parker Point yard in Dampier. Bank engine units General Electric C44-9W models 7089 serial 47768 and 7090 wait their next loaded train to push out, the tail of which is visible on the left with the mine stockpile in the background.
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150505 7959102 viewsFMG Solomon Line, a pair of General Electric C44-9W locomotives 005 serial 58182 and 006 serial 58183 struggle upgrade with a loaded train at the 227 km bound for Port Hedland, the train is being assisted in the rear. Geodata: -22.0189283 118.5861050 .
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041225 064712101 viewsNelson Point Ore Car Repair Shops, CFCLA leased ballast waggon CHRY type CHRY 746, a fleet of these cars were leased to BHP, and are known as the 'PACE Cars', after the expansion project of the same name. 25th December 2004.
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219-02100 viewsYandicoogina or HIY as Hamersley Iron identify it, located 445 km from Parker Point yard in Dampier. Bank engine units General Electric C44-9W models 7089 serial 47768 and 7090 wait their next loaded train to push out, the tail of which is visible on the left with the mine stockpile in the background.
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219-07100 viewsYandicoogina or HIY as Hamersley Iron identify it, located 445 km from Parker Point yard in Dampier. Bank engine unit General Electric C44-9W model 7090 serial 47769 in the delivered 'Pepsi Can' livery. Drivers side cab view.
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