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223-1765 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.
151111 950665 viewsA view from Table Hill looking south west across the Robe River rail line and the rolling hils and mesas.
220-0364 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 west at the points, indicator and shelter located at the 136 km or Hedland end.
220-0664 viewsRubin Junction looking east from the western end, the line off to the left is the line to Nimingarra Mine with the straight continuing onto Yarrie.
223-2464 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron locos built by General Electric model C44-9W units 7072 serial 47751 with 210 waggons loaded ex Marandoo changes crew with sister loco 7082 serial 47761 on an empty at 1500 hrs 21st October 2000.
150505 800264 viewsFMG Solomon Line, view looking west from the same point as 8001, approach to Bow Siding. Geodata: -22.0256300 118.4896100 .
150518 812064 viewsBHP Iron Ore old and retired ore stacker #4 and bucket wheel reclaimer #4 are blown apart to aid in the scrapping process.
150522 818864 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 .
150522 819164 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 .
160128 0078964 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 has the back wall of the cab torn off.
218-2063 viewsDe Grey, Great Northern Highway grade crossing at the 57.15 km with a loaded train on approach.
220-0963 viewsHills around former Shay Gap mining area.
221-0563 viewsHardie Siding, with the days of C36-7M 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.
221-1163 viewsHardie Siding, with the switch now set for the siding, the empty train is reversing out back onto the mainline, the ore cars are Tomlinson Steel built bottom discharge units. Note the end of train device are two flashing red lights, and no digitair.
221-1363 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 is backing out onto the mainline with an empty train that will continue onto Yarrie for loading.
222-0363 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.
222-0863 viewsGreen Tank Pool, Pilbara, Western Australia. Geo Data.
240-0163 viewsNelson Point, retired Mt Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 unit 5499 serial C6096-4 sits awaiting its engine removal prior to being sent by road to Rail Heritage WA's Museum at Bassendean, Perth for preservation. 25th June 2002.
220-1962 viewsTomlinson Steel WA built bottom discharge ore waggon 8115 loaded in the consist of a Yarrie train.
222-1462 viewsSulphur Springs base metal area, exploration drill rig drilling, this dates from 2000-01 when Sipa Resources had the lease. Location is only approximate GeoData.
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