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041225 06452184 viewsNelson Point Ore Car Repair Shops, brand new Bradken NSW built ore waggon and type leader 9100 asset number 2031702. These waggons are the latest additions to the fleet with 20 on order in total. They are made from the same 5Cr12Ti steel that the Goninan GoLynx waggons are made. 9100 has been set up for use as a 'test' waggon with load sensors located all over it. 25th December 2004.
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150505 795083 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking west along elevated section of track, repeater tower in distance. Geodata: -22.0398833 118.6280733 .
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150505 795183 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking back east from the same spot as 7950. Repeater tower in distance. Geodata: -22.0398833 118.6280733 .
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150518 811983 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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207-0682 viewsBHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6074 serial 51066, brand new and unnamed at Yandi One load-out loop as a remote mid-train unit.
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150505 793682 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking east across valley at massive earth fill for rail line. Geodata: -22.0351433 118.7568750 .
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150522 816582 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, the first batch of BHP Billiton Dash 8 locos to be scrapped, 5646 serial 8244-11/92-135 and 5647 serial 8244-12/92-136 were a pair of new Goninan WA CM40-8 model built in 1992.
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040616 16221082 viewsNelson Point, the Sundowner coach, originally built by E. G. Budd in 1939 numbered 301 as the Silver Star as a diner-parlour-observation coach on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad's General Pershing Zephyr train from the 1930s and 40s. Donated to Mount Newman Mining Co. by AMAX an original joint venture partner to commemorate the projects first 100 million tonnes of iron ore railed between Mount Whaleback mine and the Port Hedland port.
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218-0281 viewsYandi, river access road that runs between Roy Hill Rd and Yandi Junction, sort of following the train line, Toyota Land Cruiser Toy Titan, 1994 HJ75 series trayback.
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180117 114881 viewsGreat Northern Highway, 18 km grade crossing sees CFCLA Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M unit CD 4302 originally Robe River Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 serial C6103-1 #9421, rebuilt by Goninan in 1993 with serial 8297-2/93-137 then to CFCLA in 2012 powering a loaded fuel train as part of the mainline testing of these units prior to ore train service. 17th January 2018.
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196-1380 viewsYandi Two loaded car side of the loadout balloon loop, BHP Iron Ore CM40-8M or Dash 8 motive power in the form of 5658 'Kakogawa' serial 8412-03 / 94-149 rebuilt by Goninan as GE model CM40-8M from ALCo M636 #5480 and two new Goninan built GE CM39-8 units 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 and 5631 'Apollo' serial 5831-10 / 88-080 are the head end power with another two CM40-8M units mid-train. Train length is 240 waggons with a 120/120 split. Yandi Two ore stockpile and pedestal stacker boom tip visible in the background, the loadout operates via gravity and the train travels through a tunnel. May 1998.
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203-0580 viewsBing Siding, BHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 in the passing track with a Yandi empty working.
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203-0980 viewsBing Siding, BHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 in the passing track with a Yandi empty working. The size of the BHP AC6000 model radiator is clearly evident here.
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203-1180 viewsBing Siding, BHP Iron Ore General Electric AC6000 model 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 with an empty train. Cab side view with name board, steerable bogie and Driver Cosgrove at the controls.
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207-0580 viewsYandi One balloon loop, Goninan built ore waggon 4146 coupled to an original style Comeng waggon on the empty side of the load-out tunnel, August 1999.
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221-0980 viewsHardie Siding, with the days of CM36-7M 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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151111 948080 viewsCape Lambert Yard, Chinese built QRRS - CNR ore cars, control car 30299 and slave car 35299.
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150505 794780 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking east from the 215.586 km grade crossing. Geodata: -22.0534583 118.6860400 .
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150522 816780 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, the first batch of BHP Billiton Dash 8 locos to be scrapped, 5646 serial 8244-11/92-135 and 5647 serial 8244-12/92-136 were a pair of new Goninan WA CM40-8 model built in 1992 with a Goninan ALCo rebuild 5657 beside them.
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239-2580 viewsYandi One balloon loop sees the 1600 empty arrival with mid-train Locotrol equipped locomotive Goninan rebuild CM40-8ML cab-less unit, serial no. 8412-09/94-155 5664 'Kaohsiung' edging towards the load-out tunnel on the 17/01/1997. There was three of these units built without cab, they have all since had cabs fitted. GeoData.
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