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150522 8186148 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 818480 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 817983 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 8176106 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 8162155 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 8160178 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 811997 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 811692 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_8050.jpg
150507 8050101 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 800382 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 800273 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 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 .55555
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150505 799171 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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150505_7986.jpg
150505 7986138 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 at an increasing speed as the front of the train has topped the grade. Geodata: -22.0187117 118.5850933 .55555
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150505 7976109 viewsFMG Solomon Line, waggon pair 3005 and 4006, built in 2009 by CSR Yangtze Rolling Stock Co. Ltd, loaded with fines ore. Geodata: -22.0187350 118.5850917 .55555
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150505 7956163 viewsFMG Solomon Line, a pair of General Electric C44-9W locomotives 005 serial 58182 and 006 serial 58183 struggle upgrade with a loaded train at the 227 km bound for Port Hedland, the train is being assisted in the rear. Geodata: -22.0189283 118.5861050 .55555
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150505 795098 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking west along elevated section of track, repeater tower in distance. Geodata: -22.0398833 118.6280733 .55555
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150505 7949102 viewsFMG Solomon Line track - sleeper detail. The logo stamped in the sleeper is for Austrak the manufacturer and the running number for the quality control.55555
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150505 7948103 viewsFMG Solomon Line track - rail detail, H VT 136 RE PG4 2010 XII, H for head hardened, VT for vacuum degassing, the diamond logo PZH indicates it is manufactured by Pangang Group Steel Vanadium & Titanium Co. Ltd, is 136 pounds per yard weight, RE meets AREMA (American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association) standards, PG4 indicates tensile strength of 1300 MPa, and a rolled date of 2010, December.55555
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151111 951088 viewsA loaded train behind General Electric ES44DCi units 8113 serial 59105 in the original silver livery and 8145 serial 58726 in the tiger strip Rio livery and C44-9W 9433 serial 54766 in ROBE Pilbara Iron livery runs along on the West Mainline bound for Cape Lambert viewed from Table Hill.55555
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