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170727 9631r243 viewsRoy Hill side dump waggon, SA class SA 1601 one of ten built by China Southern Rail in Zhuzhou China, seen here on the BHP line flyover. 27th July 2017. View map here.44444
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060301 3088r114 viewsNelson Point yard sees BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC units 4302 serial 20038540-003 and 4308 serial 20038540-009 awaiting their next call to duty on Wednesday night 1st March 2006.44444
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060225 2978r116 viewsNelson Point yard sees BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe unit 4309 'Gidgi' serial 20038540-010 passing General Electric built AC6000 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068. 4309 is leading a loaded train towards the dumpers while 6076 is taking empty cars to the departure yard. 25th February 2006.44444
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060216 2792r127 viewsBing Siding, BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe unit 4311 'Poonda' serial 20038540-012 with an SD40R as second unit runs through Bing South on the mainline to Nelson Point with a loaded trains. The track in the foreground is the new duplicated road to Nelson Point and is still under construction. 16th February 2006.44444
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051023 6360r130 viewsNelson Point service shop, brand new BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4305 serial 20038540-006 drivers side cab prior to commissioning. Note the windscreen protector in the raised position. 23rd October 2005.44444
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051023 6215r139 viewsNelson Point, BHP Billiton EMD built SD40 unit 3078 built February 1966 serial 31503 / 7861-13 still in previous owner IC & E blue and yellow runs out of the fuel gantry with loaded tank waggons as Electro-Motive (EMD successor) built SD70ACe/LC unit 4305 is lowered onto the rails. 23rd October 2005.44444
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051023 6134r118 viewsNelson Point, BHP Billiton's Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC builders 'plate' for 4301 serial 20038540-002, it is actually a decal. On delivery day 23rd October 2005.44444
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051023 6119r115 viewsNelson Point hard stand, BHP Billiton's brand new Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4301 serial 20038540-002 is lowered onto the rails by three Boom Logistics cranes, a 200, 160 and 120 tonne units. Sunday 23rd October 2005.44444
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051022 6093r116 viewsNelson Point hard stand area, BHP Billiton's brand new Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4301 serial 20038540-002 sits on the heavy haul float under its' tarp late in the afternoon light on the 22nd October 2005. It was unloaded the next morning.44444
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051022 6068r186 viewsNelson Point hard stand area, the second BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit to be unloaded off the Jumbo Vision was 4302 serial 20038540-003, seen being towed by 5667 to the service shop for fitting out by EDI, Electro-Motive's Australian agents. 22nd October 2005.44444
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060416 3512r126 viewsNelson Point south yard, BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC class leader 4301 'Bing' serial 20038540-002 16th April 2006. Although there is a unit 4300 it is a spare parts source and as such is not on the roster and the official order placed with EDI was for thirteen units being 4301 to 4313.44444
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060416 3488r127 viewsNelson Point, south yard, BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC units 4312 'Mindy' serial 20038540-013 and 4310 'Weeli' serial 20038540-011 await their next turn of duty. 16th April 2006.44444
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060416 3478r135 viewsNelson Point Locomotive Service Shop, BHP Billiton's class leader of the Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC locomotive 4300 serial 20038540-001 which was actually purchased as a spare parts source, sits in the shed during commissioning, of note is that it has no windscreen protectors fitted. 16th April 2006. This unit was subsequently stripped and then the frame and cab eventually scrapped in January 2016 without ever hauling a train.44444
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060719 7279r146 viewsNelson Point, BHP Billiton examples of Electro-Motive built old and new motive power in the form of SD70ACe/LC unit 4307 'Shaw' serial 20038540-008 and SD40R unit 3095 serial 33677 / 7083-7. 19th July 2006.44444
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060714 6737r142 viewsHesta, a brace of BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC mid-train units 4302 'Mooka' serial 20038540-003 and 4311 'Poonda' serial 20038540-012 are in full power as they assist a loaded train climbing the grade at the 226km. 14th July 2006.44444
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060710 6265r109 viewsBoodarie, BHP Billiton's Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC locomotive 4304 'Gillam' serial 20038540-005, these original fourteen units, 4301-4313 had the non-isolated cab and were later traded back to Progress Rail for new units. 10th July 2006.44444
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060710 6277r135 viewsBoodarie Yard, BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4309 serial 20038540-010 and CM40-8M 5638 shunt through the yard during commissioning trials of Car Dumper 4 at Finucane Island. Boodarie Yard has just been expanded and the fence has since been put back up. 10th July 2006. Several years later both these locos and the HBI Plant in the background would all be gone!44444
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060417 3540110 viewsNelson Point Yard, still relatively new Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4305 serial 20038540-006 'Coonarie' under lights awaits it next job on the evening 17th April 2006.44444
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060417 3531109 viewsNelson Point Yard, still relatively new Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4305 serial 20038540-006 'Coonarie' under lights awaits it next job on the evening 17th April 2006.44444
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060417 3528120 viewsNelson Point Yard, still relatively new Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit 4305 serial 20038540-006 'Coonarie' under lights awaits it next job on the evening 17th April 2006.44444
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