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150523_8204.jpg
150523 8204144 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton SD70ACe unit 4368 is on the fuel tank shunt, is a unit from the last order of eighteen SD70ACe units for BHP Billiton built at Electro-Motive in London Ontario, serial 20098203-013.55555
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150523 8201158 viewsNelson Point Yard, parked beside the Locomotive Service Shop, BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0035 with safety slogan 'Take time to work safety', total capacity of 117 m3 for a nominal capacity of 113 m3 built in China by CNR - QRRS.55555
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150523 8200117 viewsNelson Point Yard, overview of both trains from images 8197 and 8198.55555
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150523 8199138 viewsNelson Point Yard, with only another month to operate, BHP Billiton CM40-8M locomotive 5666 'Taranto' is a trailing unit as the loaded rake waits to head to the car dumpers for unloading. 5666 started life as a Comeng NSW built M636 ALCo 5487 before Goninan rebuilt it in 1995 to a CM40-8MEFI as it was the first unit to trial an electronic fuel injection system. Come the 1st of July 2015 all these units were all stored.55555
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150522_8194.jpg
150522 8194155 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M units lined up awaiting the chop, 5659, 5640, 5638, 5649, 5645, 5635, 5663, 5656, 5657, 5647 with 5646 out of view.55555
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150522 8193134 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M units 5659 serial 8412-04/94-150, 5640 serial no. 8281-05/92-129 and 5638 serial 8281-02/92-127 await the shears. Full details of these units can be seen here .55555
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150522_8189.jpg
150522 8189143 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M unit 5656 serial 8412-01/94-147 awaits the shears. Full details of this unit can be seen here .55555
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150522_8186.jpg
150522 8186158 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, the first of BHP Billiton Dash 8 locos to be scrapped, CM40-8 5646 serial 8244-11/92-135 one of a pair of new Goninan WA built CM40-8 units has already had most of the hood removed and the V16 7FDL prime mover is visible, sister unit 5647 sits along side with the same fate coming up next. Full details of these units past lives can be seen here .55555
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150522 818487 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, no. 2 end of Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M unit 5638 serial 8281-02/92-127, for full details of these units past lives see here .55555
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150522 817990 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M units from left, 5635 serial 8151-09/91-121, 5645 serial 8281-11/92-134 and 5649 serial 8412-07 93-140, for full details of these units past lives see here .55555
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150522_8176.jpg
150522 8176118 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M unit 5656 serial 8412-01 / 94-147 was originally Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 unit 5494 serial C6084-10.55555
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150522_8162.jpg
150522 8162168 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, the first batch of BHP Billiton Dash 8 locos to be scrapped, 5646 serial 8244-11/92-135 one of a pair of new Goninan WA built CM40-8 units has already had most of the hood removed and the V16 7FDL prime mover is visible. To right are units 5647, 5657, 5656, 5663, 5635, 5645, 5649, 5638, 5640 and 5659.55555
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150522_8160.jpg
150522 8160190 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, the first batch of BHP Billiton Dash 8 locos to be scrapped, 5646 serial 8244-11/92-135 one of a pair of new Goninan WA built CM40-8 units has already had most of the hood removed and the V16 7FDL prime mover is visible.55555
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150518 8119104 viewsBHP Iron Ore old and retired ore stacker #4 and bucket wheel reclaimer #4 are blown apart to aid in the scrapping process.55555
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150508_8116.jpg
150508 8116100 viewsFMG Solomon Line, empty train lead by triple combination of General Electric C44-9W 004 serial 58181, EMD SD90MAC-H 916 serial 976833-22 and EMD SD70ACe 710 serial 20118693-002 power through the hills around the Bea Bea Creek area. Geodata: -22.0528200 118.7132450 .55555
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150507 8050109 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bank engines, a pair of General Electric C44-9W locomotives, units 005 serial 58182 and 006 serial 58183 assist a loaded train at the 278.291 km grade crossing. Geodata: -22.1620833 118.1272300 .55555
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150505_8003.jpg
150505 800393 viewsFMG Solomon Line, Bowaling Claypan, located just off the Wittenoom - Roebourne Road. Geodata: -22.0843050 118.3361267 .55555
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150505_8002.jpg
150505 800282 viewsFMG Solomon Line, view looking west from the same point as 8001, approach to Bow Siding. Geodata: -22.0256300 118.4896100 .55555
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150505 800167 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 .55555
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150505_7991.jpg
150505 799176 viewsFMG Solomon Line, view looking west from the east end of Bow Siding, point indicators and back track visible in the distance. Geodata: -22.0188283 118.5297867 .55555
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