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151111 951258 viewsA loaded train behind General Eletric ES44DCi units 8113 serial 59105 in the original silver livery and 8145 serial 58726 in the tiger strip Rio livery and C44-9W 9433 serial 54766 in ROBE Pilbara Iron livery runs along on the West Mainline bound for Cape Lambert viewed from Table Hill.
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150518 814358 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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240-0158 viewsNelson Point, retired Mount Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M-636 unit 5499 serial C-6096-4 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.
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221-1157 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.
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221-2057 viewsYandi One mine loadout balloon loop, General Electric AC6000 class emerges from the loadout portal as it leads a train through the loading vaults, the dust extraction ducting is also visible and the plant stacker can been seen at the very top of the stockpile.
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222-1357 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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150523 819757 viewsNelson Point Yard, a pair of BHP Billtion SD70ACe units waits in the arrival yard with a loaded rake for the dumpers. Lead unit 4327 'Hamersley' is from an order originally built by Electro-Motive, London Ontario for BNSF, a US Class 1 railroad, but BHP secured 10 of them during construction, this unit 4327 serial 20066862-056 was destined to be BNSF 9185 before coming to BHP. The second unit 4402 is from a batch of Progress Rail EMD SD70ACe units serial 20118575-012.
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160128 0058457 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan reduilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 is now match for the 40 tonne Cat excavator model 330DL as the shears tear the cab to pieces.
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220-1956 viewsTomlinson Steel WA built bottom discharge ore waggon 8115 loaded in the consist of a Yarrie train.
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221-1256 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.
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223-2556 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.
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222-0156 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. This road was also the original road into Lynas Find Gold Project, back in the day. GeoData.
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222-0256 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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222-1656 viewsMust've fired the camera climbing into the back of the ute.
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150507 810056 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bridge over the Fortescue River South which drains out of Hamersley Gorge. Geodata: -22.1842517 118.0346950 .
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160128 0056856 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, the sparks fly as the remains on an ALCo frame are thermal lanced into smaller manageable pieces, a GE V16 7FDL-16 engine is also cut in half.
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040419 10203456 viewsAbydos back track, riveted flat waggon 202 with three water tanks fitted, 3/4 view from handbrake end, originally part of the 'camp train', modified by Mount Newman.
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240-0456 viewsNelson Point, retired Mount Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M-636 unit 5499 serial C-6096-4 sits with the hood removed exposing the ALCo 251F engine, radiator fan drive and oil filter assembly prior to engine removal and being sent by road to Rail Heritage WA's Bassendean museum for preservation. 25th June 2002.
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218-1755 viewsDe Grey RiverBridge, a loaded GML train with the original AE Goonwin designed and Tomlinson Steel Perth and Scotts of Ipswich built waggons.
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150518 814955 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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