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160128 0058464 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan rebuilt 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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150619 908464 viewsFlash Butt yard, CNR-QRRS of China built side dump waggons, built and delivered around 2011-12, waggon 0713 loaded with fines for sheeting.
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040409 12295064 viewsBoodarie, Goldsworthy service bottom discharge Portec USA built ore waggon 345 is one of ten that was purchased second hard in 1992 from Phelps Dodge Copper Mine, believed to be built in 1980's. View of discharge door. 9th April 2004.
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218-1963 viewsDe Grey River Bridge, a loaded GML train with the original AE Goodwin designed and Tomlinson Steel Perth and Scotts of Ipswich built waggons.
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221-0863 viewsHardie Siding, with the days of C36-7M operations numbered, Goninan rebuild 5513 serial 88-078 / 4839-02 from ALCo C636 5453 blasts away from Hardie with a loaded train bound for Finucane Island.
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222-0163 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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222-0463 viewsAt the 105.7 km grade crossing near Gillam Siding, a loaded Yandi train departing behind two General Electric AC6000 units built by GE at their Erie plant. Gillam Siding is at the 97.1 km. GeoData.
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150523 825363 viewsFinucane Island, empty train heading back to Boodarie behind new Progress Rail EMD SD70ACe unit 4486 serial 20148001-019 and an older sibling 4459 serial 20138907-010. Geodata: -20.3366783 118.5496817 .
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160128 0061063 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan rebuilt 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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241-0963 viewsNelson Point, Goninan GE rebuild C36-7M unit 5510 is in the process of being removed from site bound for Asset Kinetics in Maddington, Perth. This image shows the Dash 8 radiator frame fitted to 5510 following collision repairs. June 2002.
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221-2062 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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222-0262 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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221-1261 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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150505 799061 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bank engines Progress Rail EMD SD70ACe/LCi unit 716 serial 20118693-008 and EMD SD90MAC unit 901 serial 976833-1, this unit has been repowered with an 16-710G3 prime mover, at the 227 km as they bank the loaded train upgrade into the cutting, the train speed is now increasing as the front of the train has topped the grade. Geodata: -22.0187117 118.5850933 .
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150505 799661 viewsFMG Solomon Line, view looking west from station location board. Geodata: -22.0222833 118.5092267 .
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150505 800161 viewsFMG Solomon Line, zoom view looking east from west of Bow Siding, loop can be seen right back to east end through cutting, an empty train in the arvo will work here! Geodata: -22.0256300 118.4896100 .
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150518 814961 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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040409 12312861 viewsBoodarie, Goldsworthy service bottom discharge Portec USA built ore waggon 345 is one of ten that was purchased second hard in 1992 from Phelps Dodge Copper Mine, believed to be built in 1980's. 9th April 2004.
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041225 06472161 viewsNelson Point Ore Car Repair Shop, original Magor USA built ore waggon 601, known as the 'Oro's', one of 144 built in 1963 and bought by the Mt Newman partners in 1968 from the Oroville Dam construction in California. 25th December 2004.
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150523 827060 viewsFinucane Island, empty train heading back to Boodarie behind Progress Rail EMD SD70ACe unit 4379 serial 20108424-006 and a newly arrived and named sibling 4474 'Raymond White' serial 20148001-007. View of 4474 looking south across grade crossing and new Roy Hill conveyor and road bridge. Geodata: -20.3341700 118.5504083 .
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