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151111 948373 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 948473 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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150505 795973 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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160128 0087873 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, a view down the side of Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661, serial 8412-06, builders no. 94-152, a sharp eye will see that this frame was a Comeng built ALCo M636, while behind it is an AE Goodwin built ALCo M636 frame.
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197-0472 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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203-1072 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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218-1572 viewsDe Grey RiverBridge, a loaded GML train with the original AE Goonwin designed and Tomlinson Steel Perth and Scotts of Ipswich built waggons.
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197-0671 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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203-1271 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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207-0071 viewsKoodaideri (spelt wrong) turnoff sign on the Wittenoom - Roy Hill Rd.
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218-1271 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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219-1071 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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222-0571 viewsAt the 105.7 km grade crossing near Gillam Siding, a loaded Yandi train's remote units 5649 'Pohang' serial 8412-07 / 93-140 and sister unit 5639 both Goninan rebuild CM40-8M GE units. This road was also the original road into Lynas Find Gold Project, back in the day. GeoData.
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160128 0056771 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 has had the hood removed showing the GE 7FDL-16 prime mover and GMG187 alternator, the fuel tank indicates that the frame is a Comeng built ALCo M636.
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207-0370 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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218-0370 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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219-2170 viewsGoldsworthy Siding, CM36-7M unit 5507 'Nimingarra' serial 4839-03 / 87-072, an original BHP ALCo to GE rebuild carried out by Goninan, originally ALCo C636 5461, 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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220-0570 viewsTaplin Siding, located between the 135 and 137.5 km on the former Goldsworthy Mining Ltd line, now part of the BHP Iron Ore network looking west past the Yard Limit sign and the 137.5 km grade crossing.
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151111 948570 viewsNear the 38km post, an empty train lead by General Electric ES44DCi units 8160 and 8193 serials 60224 and 61852 and General Electric C44-9W 7074 serial 47743 power under the water supply pipeline on the Cape Lambert line.
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150522 818470 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, no. 2 end of Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M unit 5638 serial 8281-02/92-127, for full details of these units past lives see here .
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