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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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160128 0065464 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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160128 0087564 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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218-0863 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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219-1863 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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219-3063 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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220-0763 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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221-0263 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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222-0763 viewsGreen Tank Pool, Pilbara, Western Australia.
Geo Data.
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222-1263 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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040815 16463863 viewsNelson Point, CFCLA ballast waggon CHQY type 740 just being delivered to BHP Iron Ore as part of the Rail PACE project, 3/4 view from handbrake end.
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040801 14422863 viewsWalla Siding, Goninan built, Lynx Engineering designed ore waggon 4403 made from 5Cr12Ti stainless steel these waggons are known as GoLynx waggons, asset number 203510 with serial 950124-004 and build date 02/2004. 1st August 2004.
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220-1162 viewsShay Gap, Mable Bar Rd grade crossing at the 187.6 km on the line to Yarrie, looking towards Yarrie.
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221-0462 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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221-1462 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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222-1062 viewsGreen Tank Pool, Pilbara, Western Australia. Geo Data.
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150505 799162 viewsFMG Solomon Line, view looking west from the east end of Bow Siding, point indicators and back track visible in the distance. Geodata: -22.0188283 118.5297867 .
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150522 818362 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M units 5638 serial 8281-02/92-127, 5640 serial 8281-05/92-129 and 5659 serial 8412-04/94-150, for full details of these units past lives see here .
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150522 818862 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M unit 5657 serial 8412-02/94-148 awaits the shears. Full details of this unit can be seen here .
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150522 819162 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M unit 5645 serial 8281-11/93-134 awaits the shears. Full details of this unit can be seen here .
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