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219-0670 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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219-1570 viewsMunjina Gorge, view looking north towards Auski Roadhouse.
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219-2070 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, 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 947970 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 950370 viewsAt the 47km post on the Cape Lambert line a loaded train runs along on the West Mainline, 7057 a General Electric C44-9W unit with serial of 55882 and the last General Electric ES44DCi 8199, serial 61858.
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160128 0087670 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, the almost unmarked front of Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661, serial 8412-06, builders no. 94-152 is surrounded by the twisted scrap that earlier formed the rest of the locomotive.
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050624 334870 viewsGoldsworthy, view from the observation end 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 Mount 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 070170 viewsPippingarra, out near the speedway CFCLA CD class lease units sit stored inbetween 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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041225 06462570 viewsNelson Point Ore Car Repair Shops, brand new Bradken NSW built ore waggon and type leader 9100 asset number 2031702. 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. 9100 has been set up for use as a 'test' waggon with load sensors located all over it. 25th December 2004.
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197-0369 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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207-2869 viewsHardie Siding, the days of the CM36-7M 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 CM36-7M unit 5513 holds the mainline with a loaded.
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223-0169 viewsThe HI red dot logo for Hamersley Iron on a sign near Rosella Siding. 21st October 2000.
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151111 950169 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 950469 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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150505 794069 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking east, earth fill abutment enbankment for rail line, Jingarri Creek. Geodata: -22.0545750 118.7278517 .
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150505 794369 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking west, earth fill abutment enbankment for rail line, Jingarri Creek, view from the western side. Geodata: -22.0525633 118.7199633 .
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150505 800369 viewsFMG Solomon Line, Bowaling Claypan, located just off the Witenoom - Roebourne Road. Geodata: -22.0843050 118.3361267 .
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160128 0042969 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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060414 344569 viewsNelson Point yard, originally a Magor USA built ballast waggon for the Oroville Dam construction, 507 seen here modified as a weighbridge test waggon with an axle load of 20 ton. The others in the fleet are 40, 60 and 100 tons. 14th April 2006.
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203-0168 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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