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203-1182 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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150505 794482 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking west, earth fill abutment enbankment for rail line, Jingarri Creek, view from the western side, expanded view from 7942, access road visible at left. Geodata: -22.0525633 118.7199633 .
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150505 794782 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking east from the 215.586 km grade crossing. Geodata: -22.0534583 118.6860400 .
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040616 16221082 viewsNelson Point, 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 40s. Donated to Mount 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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203-1581 viewsBing Siding, a loaded BHP Iron Ore train with double Dash 8 power behind Goninan rebuilds to GE CM40-8M models 5660 'Kure' serial 8412-05 / 94-151 and sister 5643 'Mount Whaleback' serial no 8281-08 / 92-132 as run along the mainline past an empty train.
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207-0481 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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219-0281 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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219-0181 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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151111 948081 viewsCape Lambert Yard, Chinese built QRRS - CNR ore cars, control car 30299 and slave car 35299.
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232-3781 viewsYandi One balloon loop cab-less BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8ML (L for Locotrol) 5665 'Rotterdam' serial 8412-10 / 94-156 in the mid train consist about to enter the tunnel on the 18th February 1997. This loco was built cab-less to control remote consists and here is in use as a slave, being controlled by a unit with a cab. GeoData.
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203-0380 viewsBing Siding, an empty train behind a pair of BHP General Electric AC6000 units 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 and class leader 6070 'Port Hedland' serial 51062 run around the passing track up to the departure signal.
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203-0480 viewsBing Siding, BHP General Electric built AC6000 class leader 6070 'Port Hedland' serial 51062 in the passing track as second unit on a Yandi empty working. The size of the BHP AC6000 model radiator is clearly evident here.
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219-0380 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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219-1380 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 idle away waiting their next loaded train to push out, the mine is visible in the background.
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150508 811680 viewsFMG Solomon Line, empty train lead by triple combination of General Electric C44-9W 004 serial 58181, EMD SD90MAC-H 916 serial 976833-22 and EMD SD70ACe 710 serial 20118693-002 power through the hills around the Bea Bea Creek area. Geodata: -22.0528200 118.7132450 .
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196-1479 viewsYandi Two loaded car side of the loadout balloon loop, BHP Iron Ore CM40-8M or Dash 8 motive power in the form of 5658 'Kakogawa' serial 8412-03 / 94-149 rebuilt by Goninan as GE model CM40-8M from ALCo M636 #5480 and two new Goninan built GE CM39-8 units 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 and 5631 'Apollo' serial 5831-10 / 88-080 are the head end power with another two CM40-8M units mid-train. Train length is 240 waggons with a 120/120 split. Yandi Two ore stockpile and pedestal stacker boom tip visible in the background, the loadout operates via gravity and the train travels through a tunnel. May 1998.
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196-1679 viewsYandi Two loaded car side of the loadout balloon loop, loaded train departing behind BHP Iron Ore triple CM40-8M units, 5662 'Port Kembla' serial 8412-07 / 94-153 rebuilt by Goninan in 1994 from Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 #5490 serial C-6084-6 from 1974, leading two similar sister units. May 1998.
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197-0779 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, looking west with the end of the triangle or wye, signal post is GJ 7, empty iron ore train behind BHP's Goninan 1988 build GE CM39-8 unit 5632 'Poseidon' serial 5831-11 / 88-081.
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219-0779 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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150522 817779 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M unit 5663 serial 8412-08/94-154, this unit was rebuilt without a cab and this cab was later retrofitted, was originally AE Goodwin NSW built ALCo M636 unit 5476 serial C-6087-8. Photo of the removed cab can be seen here .
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