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151111 948385 viewsCape Lambert Yard, empty train with motive power of General Electric ES44DCi units 8160 and 8193 serials 60224 and 61852 and General Electric C44-9W 7074 serial 47743 waiting to depart with leased CFCLA CD class shunt units CD4302 and CD4305 and compressor car sets CB13 and CB16.
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151111 951085 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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150522 817785 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 C6087-8. Photo of the removed cab can be seen here .
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041225 06471285 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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242-0185 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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196-1284 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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218-0384 viewsDe Grey River Bridge, former road and rail, now only rail bridge for the Goldsworthy line, looking east, river is in flood.
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219-1084 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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223-0184 viewsThe HI red dot logo for Hamersley Iron on a sign near Rosella Siding. 21st October 2000.
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150505 797984 viewsFMG Solomon Line, waggon 4006, tare weight of 22 tonnes, built in 2009 by CSR Yangtze Rolling Stock Co. Ltd, loaded with fines ore. Geodata: -22.0187350 118.5850917 .
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197-0183 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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197-0483 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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197-0683 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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207-0383 viewsYandi One balloon loop, Comeng WA built ore waggon 1442 coupled to a Goninan style waggon 4146 on the empty side of the load-out tunnel, August 1999.
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218-0683 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 C36-7M unit 5510 'Newman' serial 4839-07 / 87-075.
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219-2083 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, 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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223-2083 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron loco 7082 a General Electric built C44-9W serial 47761 leads sister unit 7080 with an empty train just inside the loop waiting to effect a crew change. 21st October 2000.
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151111 948483 viewsCape Lambert Yard, empty train with motive power of General Electric ES44DCi units 8160 and 8193 serials 60224 and 61852 and General Electric C44-9W 7074 serial 47743 waiting to depart and compressor car sets CB13 and CB16.
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040419 10230983 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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040815 16463883 viewsNelson Point, CFCLA ballast waggon CHQY type 740 just being delivered to BHP Iron Ore as part of the Rail PACE project, 3/4 view from handbrake end.
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