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160128 0078966 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan rebuilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 has the back wall of the cab torn off.
220-1965 viewsTomlinson Steel WA built bottom discharge ore waggon 8115 loaded in the consist of a Yarrie train.
221-0565 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.
221-1165 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.
223-1265 viewsPossum Siding sign on the Hamersley Iron Dampier to Paraburdoo line, located 228 km from Dampier. 21st October 2000.
222-1565 viewsLalla Rookh gold mine head frame at sunset.
In the 1924 WA Mines Department report, it states there was a ten head battery and five cyanide vats for leaching located here GeoData.
040407 08033765 viewsToy Titan on the lean when the LHS rear wheel parted company and went bush. 23 km Newman mainline. Wednesday 7th April 2004.
220-1264 viewsShay Gap, Mable Bar Rd grade crossing at the 187.6 km on the line to Yarrie, hills, Toyota HJ75 Landcruiser.
221-1364 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.
223-3664 viewsPossum Siding 227 km, a loaded train behind a pair of Hamersley Iron General Electric built C44-9W units 7072 serial 47751 and 7074 serial 47753 on a loaded train ex Marandoo holds the mainline awaiting clearance north. 21st October 2000.
222-0364 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.
222-1364 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.
150507 810064 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bridge over the Fortescue River South which drains out of Hamersley Gorge. Geodata: -22.1842517 118.0346950 .
240-3764 viewsSeven Mile, a pair of loaded Nippon Sharyo ore waggons, control waggon 021 on the right with slave waggon 068 and with hungry boards fitted to the top. July 2002.
218-1763 viewsDe Grey River Bridge, a loaded GML train with the original AE Goodwin designed and Tomlinson Steel Perth and Scotts of Ipswich built waggons.
220-1763 viewsJust west of the 104.6 km crossing on the Yarrie line, BHP Iron Ore Goninan rebuilt ALCo C636 5431 into a C36-7M unit 5507 serial number 4839-03 / 87-072 seen here leading its loaded train through the curves.
221-1063 viewsHardie Siding, with the days of C36-7M operations numbered, Goninan rebuild 5513 serial 88-078 / 4839-02 from ALCo C636 5453 heads away from Hardie past the location equipment and the train crew shelter with a loaded train bound for Finucane Island.
222-1663 viewsMust've fired the camera climbing into the back of the ute.
150523 819763 viewsNelson Point Yard, a pair of BHP Billiton 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.
040408 17002463 viewsBing Siding, Difco Ohio USA 1966 built short side dump waggon 4 loaded with rip-rap, originally built for Goldsworthy Mining as no. 4, one five such waggons built for Goldsworthy Mining.
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