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207-2283 viewsHardie Siding, BHP locomotive 5513 is the final member of Goninan rebuilds from ALCo C636 5453 into a GE C36-7M unit 5513 serial 4839-02 / 88-078, cab front view.
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207-2583 viewsHardie Siding, BHP locomotive 5513 is the final member of Goninan rebuilds from ALCo C636 5453 into a GE C36-7M unit 5513 serial 4839-02 / 88-078, with 'Kalgan' nameboards removed for fitting to AC6000 class 6074, holds the main with a loaded Yarrie train awaiting a cross.
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207-2883 viewsHardie Siding, the days of the C36-7M or Dash 7 units running the Goldsworthy line are almost over, as the CM40-8M or Dash 8 variants take up the task following the arrival of the AC6000 class units. Here, CM40-8MEFI unit 5669 'Beilun' takes the passing track with an empty as C36-7M unit 5513 holds the mainline with a loaded.
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219-1583 viewsMunjina Gorge, view looking north towards Auski Roadhouse.
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151111 947983 viewsCape Lambert Yard, empty train with motive power in the form of General Electric ES44DCi units 8160 and 8193 serials 60224 and 61852 and General Electric C44-9W 7074 serial 47743.
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151111 950183 viewsAt the 47km post on the Cape Lambert line a loaded train runs along on the West Mainline behind 7050 and 7057 both General Electric C44-9W units with serials of 57101 and 55882 and the last General Electric ES44DCi 8199, serial 61858.
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151111 950283 viewsAt the 47km post on the Cape Lambert line a loaded train runs along on the West Mainline behind 7050 and 7057 both General Electric C44-9W units with serials of 57101 and 55882 and the last General Electric ES44DCi 8199, serial 61858.
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150522 817983 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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050624 335183 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 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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170730 070183 viewsPippingarra, out near the speedway CFCLA CD class lease units sit stored in between hire jobs in a lay down / hardstand yard. CD 4303 and CD4305 with CD 4302 and CD 4301 behind them. 30th July 2017. GeoData.
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242-0583 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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203-0082 viewsBing Siding, an empty train behind BHP General Electric AC6000 unit 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 runs around the passing track with a loaded train on the mainline.
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203-1282 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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207-0182 viewsKoodaideri sign on the Wittenoom - Roy Hill Rd.
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218-1382 viewsDe Grey River, a loaded GML train with Gunderson USA (smooth) and Portec USA (ribbed) built waggon behind the C36-7M loco. The waggons are ex-Phelps Dodge Copper Mine.
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219-1682 viewsMunjina Gorge, looking east from vantage point.
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220-0582 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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223-0582 viewsRosella Siding, old Hamersley Iron machine transporter, prime mover is a KW Dart, possibly a model DE2551. 21st October 2000.
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150505 798282 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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150505 800382 viewsFMG Solomon Line, Bowaling Claypan, located just off the Wittenoom - Roebourne Road. Geodata: -22.0843050 118.3361267 .
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