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222-0578 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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150505 794378 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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150505 798278 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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150522 817178 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan built CM40-8 unit 5647 serial 8244-12/92-136 stands next to two ALCo rebuilds into CM40-8M units being 5657 and 5656, serial no's 8412-02/94-148 and 8412-01/94-147.
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160128 0042978 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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160128 0088078 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, view of the ALCo Hi-Ad bogie shows the external coil secondary suspension.
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050624 335178 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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242-0578 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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197-0277 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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218-1277 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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223-1477 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron loco 7082 a General Electric built C44-9W serial 47761 leads sister unit 7080 with an empty train just inside the loop waiting to effect a crew change. 21st October 2000.
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151111 949377 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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151111 948977 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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151111 950477 viewsA loaded train behind General Electric 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 800377 viewsFMG Solomon Line, Bowaling Claypan, located just off the Wittenoom - Roebourne Road. Geodata: -22.0843050 118.3361267 .
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197-0376 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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203-0876 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.
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218-0476 viewsDe Grey River, Toyota Land Cruiser Toy Titan, 1994 HJ75 series tray back.
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218-1476 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. Then the original AE Goodwin designed and Tomlinson Steel Perth and Scotts of Ipswich built waggons.
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219-1876 viewsMunjina Gorge, original facilities at this lookout. The area has now changed and is known as the Albert Tognoli Rest Area these days.
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