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041225 06463497 viewsNelson Point Ore Car Repair Shops, brand new Bradken NSW built ore waggon 9101 asset number 2031703. These waggons are the latest additions to the fleet with 20 on order in total. They are made from the same 5Cr12Ti steel that the Goninan Golynx waggons are made. 25th December 2004.
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197-0496 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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218-0696 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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150523 824396 viewsNelson Point Yard, loaded ore waggon 9410, a smooth sided style waggon built by Bradken with 5Cr12Ti stainless steel which does away with the need to paint the waggon interiors to prevent wear.
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160128 0087896 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, a view down the side of Goninan rebuilt 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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060414 345996 viewsNelson Point yard, empty 116 kL Comeng WA built tank waggon 0014 from 1974-5, one of six such tank waggons.
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197-0695 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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203-1095 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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219-2095 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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151111 948395 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 CD 4302 and CD 4305 and compressor car sets CB 13 and CB 16.
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197-0194 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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218-1594 viewsDe Grey River Bridge, a loaded GML train with the original AE Goodwin designed and Tomlinson Steel Perth and Scotts of Ipswich built waggons.
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150505 798294 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bank engines Progress Rail EMD SD70ACe/LCi unit 716 serial 20118693-008 and EMD SD90MAC unit 901 serial 976833-1, this unit has been repowered with an 16-710G3 prime mover, cross the 227.5 km grade crossing as they shove the loaded train upgrade at an increasing speed as the front of the train has topped the grade. Geodata: -22.0187117 118.5850933 .
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150518 812394 viewsBHP Iron Ore old and retired ore stacker #4 and bucket wheel reclaimer #4 are blown apart to aid in the scrapping process.
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160128 0042994 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, the sparks fly as the remains on an ALCo frame are thermal lanced into smaller manageable pieces, a GE V16 7FDL-16 engine is also cut in half.
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151111 948493 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 CB 13 and CB 16.
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150505 800393 viewsFMG Solomon Line, Bowaling Claypan, located just off the Wittenoom - Roebourne Road. Geodata: -22.0843050 118.3361267 .
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050624 335193 viewsGoldsworthy, train end and hand brake 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 1940s. 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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240-0193 viewsNelson Point, retired Mt Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 unit 5499 serial C6096-4 sits awaiting its engine removal prior to being sent by road to Rail Heritage WA's Museum at Bassendean, Perth for preservation. 25th June 2002.
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240-0493 viewsNelson Point, retired Mt Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 unit 5499 serial C6096-4 sits with the hood removed exposing the ALCo 251F engine, radiator fan drive and oil filter assembly prior to engine removal and being sent by road to Rail Heritage WA's Bassendean museum for preservation. 25th June 2002.
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