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222-0762 viewsGreen Tank Pool, Pilbara, Western Australia.
Geo Data.
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222-1262 viewsFlat tyre on the BHP access road, the off cut of rail is used to get the axle high enough to fit the factory jack under it, Oh What a Feeling…
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160128 0087562 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, reduced to just the front wall and the 7FDL-16 engine sticking above frame level, BHP Billiton Goninan rebuild CM40-8M locomotive 5661 serial 8412-06/94-152 is almost gone.
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219-1861 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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220-0761 viewsRubin Junction looking west from the eastern end, the line off to the right is the line to Nimingarra Mine with the straight continuing onto Hedland.
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221-0261 viewsHardie Siding, with the days of CM36-7M operations numbered, Goninan rebuild 5513 serial 88-078 / 4839-02 from ALCo C636 5453 holds the mainline with a loaded train bound for Finucane Island.
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223-1761 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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150507 810861 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 812561 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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219-3060 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 along the siding at Goldsworthy to cross a loaded.
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220-1160 viewsShay Gap, Mable Bar Rd grade crossing at the 187.6 km on the line to Yarrie, looking towards Yarrie.
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221-0460 viewsHardie Siding, with the days of CM36-7M operations numbered, Goninan rebuild 5513 serial 88-078 / 4839-02 from ALCo C636 5453 holds the mainline with a loaded train bound for Finucane Island.
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221-1460 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, with the switch restored for the mainline the 2nd Person climbs aboard to continue on to Yarrie Mine.
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222-0360 viewsAt the 105.7 km grade crossing near Gillam Siding, a loaded Yandi train approaches behind two General Electric AC6000 units built by GE at their Erie plant, BHP 6071 serial 51063 leads sister unit 6074, 6071 has not been named as yet. This road was also the original road into Lynas Find Gold Project, back in the day. GeoData.
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222-1060 viewsGreen Tank Pool, Pilbara, Western Australia. Geo Data.
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220-0159 viewsTaplin Siding, located between the 135 and 137.5 km on the former Goldsworthy Mining Ltd line, now part of the BHP Iron Ore network looking east from the 135 km post.
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220-0259 viewsTaplin Siding, located between the 135 and 137.5 km on the former Goldsworthy Mining Ltd line, now part of the BHP Iron Ore network looking east past the point indicators and the 136 km post.
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220-0859 viewsRubin Junction looking north from the Nimingarra Mine end of the triangle, the track to the left leads to Yarrie and the track to the right to Hedland.
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220-0959 viewsHills around former Shay Gap mining area.
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220-1359 viewsJust west of the 104.6 km crossing on the Yarrie line, BHP Iron Ore Goninan rebuilt ALCo C636 5431 into a CM36-7M unit 5507 serial number 4839-03 / 87-072 seen here leading its loaded train through the curves.
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