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150505 798285 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 800385 viewsFMG Solomon Line, Bowaling Claypan, located just off the Wittenoom - Roebourne Road. Geodata: -22.0843050 118.3361267 .
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150518 812385 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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150522 817985 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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160128 0088085 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, view of the ALCo Hi-Ad bogie shows the external coil secondary suspension.
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242-0585 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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240-0185 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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197-0584 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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218-1084 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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219-1984 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.
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223-2584 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron locos built by General Electric model C44-9W units 7072 serial 47751 with 210 waggons loaded ex Marandoo changes crew with sister loco 7082 serial 47761 on an empty at 1500 hrs 21st October 2000.
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151111 948984 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 on the Cape Lambert line.
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150505 794384 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking west, earth fill abutment embankment for rail line, Jingarri Creek, view from the western side. Geodata: -22.0525633 118.7199633 .
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160128 0042984 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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040419 10203484 viewsAbydos back track, riveted flat waggon 202 with three water tanks fitted, 3/4 view from handbrake end, originally part of the 'camp train', modified by Mt Newman Workshops.
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240-0484 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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040409 12305284 viewsBoodarie, Goldsworthy service bottom discharge Tomlinson Steel WA built ore waggon 8050. 9th April 2004.
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197-0283 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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218-1283 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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197-0382 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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