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219-1191 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 7089 serial 47768 left hand side cab and bogie view.
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223-1191 viewsPossum Siding sign on the Hamersley Iron Dampier to Paraburdoo line, located 228 km from Dampier. 21st October 2000.
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150508 811691 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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050624 334891 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 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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151111 948090 viewsCape Lambert Yard, Chinese built QRRS - CNR ore cars, control car 30299 and slave car 35299.
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041225 06471290 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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196-1489 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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203-0389 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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203-0489 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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219-1089 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 7089 serial 47768 left hand side radiator and bogie view.
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219-1489 viewsMunjina Gorge, view looking north towards Auski Roadhouse.
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219-1289 viewsYandicoogina or HIY as Hamersley Iron identify it, located 445 km from the Dampier. Bank engine unit General Electric C44-9W model 7089 serial 47768 view of the lettering and fuel tank left hand side.
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242-0189 viewsNelson Point, BHP Goninan GE rebuild C36-7M unit 5509 serial 4839-05 / 87-074 about to be trucked to United Goninan Perth for eventual cutting down to the frame and heading to United Goninan Broadmeadow NSW as an engine test bed. May 2002.
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196-1688 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 C6084-6 from 1974, leading two similar sister units. May 1998.
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197-0788 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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197-0888 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, looking east, empty iron ore train behind BHP's Goninan 1988 build GE CM39-8 unit 5632 'Poseidon' serial 5831-11 / 88-081, note the CCTV camera mounted under the radiator wing.
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203-1588 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 'Mt Whaleback' serial no 8281-08 / 92-132 as run along the mainline past an empty train.
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151111 948188 viewsCape Lambert Yard, Chinese built Bradken ore cars, control car 20292 and slave car 25292.
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203-0787 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.
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151111 951087 viewsA loaded train behind General Electric ES44DCi units 8113 serial 59105 in the original silver livery and 8145 serial 58726 in the tiger strip Rio livery and C44-9W 9433 serial 54766 in ROBE Pilbara Iron livery runs along on the West Mainline bound for Cape Lambert viewed from Table Hill.
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