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160128 0087767 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, ALCo frame segments and a GE 7FDL-16 engine cut in two.
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242-0167 viewsNelson Point, BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM36-7M 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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041225 06455767 viewsNelson Point Ore Car Repair Shops, brand new Bradken NSW built ore waggon and type leader 9100 asset number 2031702 and 9101 behind it. 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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203-0266 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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218-0766 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 CM36-7M unit 5510 'Newman' serial 4839-07 / 87-075.
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219-1966 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.
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222-1166 viewsBHP access road, the Toy Titan has suffered another flat tyre.
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060723 784166 viewsOriginal Hamersley Iron compressor waggon sets IC-1 and IC-3 which were made from cutting down condemed ore waggons and then fitting Atlas Copco XAS 97 air compressors, receiver tanks and fuel tanks. The compressors have been fitted to a swing cradle to limit the in-train forces during the unloading process. 7 Mile 23rd July 2006.
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218-0565 viewsDe Grey River Bridge, former road and rail, now only rail bridge for the Goldsworthy line, looking east, river is in flood, wide angle view.
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221-1665 viewsHardie Siding, BHP Iron Ore Goninan rebuild unit CM40-8MEFI 5669 the last Dash 8 rebuilt for BHP and one of four fitted with an EFI prime mover, serial 95-160/8412-02, passes the Hardie Station 71 location cases and continues on the mainline bound for loading at Yarrie.
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223-1365 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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223-1665 viewsPossum Siding, trailing view of Hamersley Iron loco 7080 a General Electric built C44-9W serial 47759 second unit behind sister locomotive 7082 looking south. 21st October 2000.
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242-0565 viewsNelson Point, BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM36-7M 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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242-0765 viewsNelson Point, BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM36-7M unit 5508 serial 4839-04/87-073 about to be trucked to United Goninan Perth for eventual overhaul and repainting into the Pilbara Rail livery and leased to Pilbara Rail numbered 5052 as a shunt unit at Dampier. May 2002.
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218-0964 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 CM36-7M unit 5510 'Newman' serial 4839-07 / 87-075.
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221-0664 viewsHardie Siding, with the days of CM36-7M operations numbered, Goninan rebuild 5513 serial 88-078 / 4839-02 from ALCo C636 5453 blasts away from Hardie with a loaded train bound for Finucane Island.
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223-0464 viewsRosella Siding, old Hamersley Iron machine transporter, prime mover is a KW Dart, possibly a model DE2551. 21st October 2000.
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222-0964 viewsGreen Tank Pool, Pilbara, Western Australia. Geo Data.
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150507 810864 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bank engines General Electric C44-9W locomotives, units 006 serial 58183 and 005 serial 58182 run back light to Solomon for their next duty, seen here on the second bridge over the Fortescue River South which drains out of Hamersley Gorge. Geodata: -22.1844217 118.0313467 .
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150518 812564 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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