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222-1165 viewsBHP access road, the Toy Titan has suffered another flat tyre.
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151111 949565 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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160128 0087765 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, ALCo frame segments and a GE 7FDL-16 engine cut in two.
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242-0165 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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207-2564 viewsHardie Siding, BHP locomotive 5513 is the final member of Goninan rebuilds from ALCo C636 5453 into CM36-7M 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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218-0764 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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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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060414 344564 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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242-0564 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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242-0764 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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203-0263 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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218-0563 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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219-1963 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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221-1663 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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222-0963 viewsGreen Tank Pool, Pilbara, Western Australia. Geo Data.
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160128 0065463 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 cab has had the drivers side torn out revealing the remains on the control stand.
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041225 06455763 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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218-0862 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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218-0962 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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221-0662 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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