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239-2594 viewsYandi One balloon loop sees the 1600 empty arrival with mid-train LocoTrol equipped locomotive Goninan rebuild CM40-8ML cab-less unit, serial no. 8412-09/94-155 5664 'Kaohsiung' edging towards the load-out tunnel on the 17/01/1997. There was three of these units built without cab, they have all since had cabs fitted. GeoData.
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203-0593 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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203-1493 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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219-0293 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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232-3793 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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219-0792 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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219-2192 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 344592 viewsNelson Point yard, originally a Magor USA built ballast waggon for the Oroville Dam construction, 507 seen here modified as a weighbridge test waggon with an axle load of 20 ton. The others in the fleet are 40, 60 and 100 tons. 14th April 2006.
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203-0991 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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203-1191 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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219-0891 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 view of radiator and rear bogie, coupled to 7089. In the original 'Pepsi Can' livery as delivered.
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150505 795991 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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150522 816791 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, the first batch of BHP Billiton Dash 8 locos to be scrapped, 5646 serial 8244-11/92-135 and 5647 serial 8244-12/92-136 were a pair of new Goninan WA CM40-8 model built in 1992 with a Goninan ALCo rebuild 5657 beside them.
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040616 16221091 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 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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196-1390 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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219-0490 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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223-1090 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron rail grinder, Speno built RR 48 M-1 model sits in the back track siding. 21st October 2000.
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232-0790 viewsYandi One balloon loop cab-less BHP Iron Ore Goninan rebuild CM40-8ML (L for LocoTrol) GE unit 5665 'Rotterdam' serial 8412-10 / 94-156 in the mid-train remote power of train no. 1718 which is partway through loading on the afternoon of 3rd February 1997. GeoData.
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207-0489 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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223-1189 viewsPossum Siding sign on the Hamersley Iron Dampier to Paraburdoo line, located 228 km from Dampier. 21st October 2000.
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