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151111 951076 viewsA loaded train behind General Eletric 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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150522 817776 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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196-1775 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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197-0875 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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219-0875 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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219-1175 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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223-1075 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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196-1274 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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196-1574 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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197-0174 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, looking west with the end of the triangle or wye, signal post is GJ 7, empty iron ore train on approach.
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203-0674 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. Cab side view with name board and steerable bogie.
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223-1174 viewsPossum Siding sign on the Hamersley Iron Dampier to Paraburdoo line, located 228 km from Dampier. 21st October 2000.
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150522 817974 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M units from left, 5635 serial 8151-09/91-121, 5645 serial 8281-11/92-134 and 5649 serial 8412-07 93-140, for full details of these units past lives see here .
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232-0774 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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040815 16583274 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 3, a new Goninan built ore waggon 4239, one of 126 such waggons constructed during 1997 out of 3CR12Ti stainless steel in an effort to eliminate painting and to reduce wear on the waggon body. Note the rounded bottom edge and tapered floor, this design was designated HC7081. 15th August 2004.
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203-0773 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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218-0673 viewsDe Grey River Bridge, a loaded Yarrie train crosses the river behind an original Mt Newman Mining ALCo to GE rebuild carried out by Goninan, originally ALCo C636 5458 to GE model CM36-7M unit 5510 'Newman' serial 4839-07 / 87-075.
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219-0473 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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219-1473 viewsMunjina Gorge, view looking north towards Auski Roadhouse.
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219-1273 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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