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Last additions - 01-2016
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160128 00882124 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, view looking at the inside of the cab front wall and the ALCo Hi-Ad bogie shows the external coil secondary suspension.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 0088094 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, view of the ALCo Hi-Ad bogie shows the external coil secondary suspension.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 00878100 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, a view down the side of Goninan rebuilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661, serial 8412-06, builders no. 94-152, a sharp eye will see that this frame was a Comeng built ALCo M636, while behind it is an AE Goodwin built ALCo M636 frame.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 0087786 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, ALCo frame segments and a GE 7FDL-16 engine cut in two.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 0087691 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, the almost unmarked front of Goninan rebuilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661, serial 8412-06, builders no. 94-152 is surrounded by the twisted scrap that earlier formed the rest of the locomotive.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 0087588 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, reduced to just the front wall and the 7FDL-16 engine sticking above frame level, BHP Billiton Goninan rebuild CM40-8M locomotive 5661 serial 8412-06/94-152 is almost gone.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 0078981 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan rebuilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 has the back wall of the cab torn off.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 0065487 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan rebuilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 cab has had the drivers side torn out revealing the remains on the control stand.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 0058479 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.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 0061076 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.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 0056879 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, the sparks fly as the remains on an ALCo frame are thermal lanced into smaller manageable pieces, a GE V16 7FDL-16 engine is also cut in half.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 00567103 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, Goninan rebuilt GE model CM40-8M unit 5661 has had the hood removed showing the GE 7FDL-16 prime mover and GMG187 alternator, the fuel tank indicates that the frame is a Comeng built ALCo M636.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 00429100 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, the sparks fly as the remains on an ALCo frame are thermal lanced into smaller manageable pieces, a GE V16 7FDL-16 engine is also cut in half.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 00416141 viewsView of the cab roof of Goninan rebuild GE model CM40-8M 5654, serial 8412-11, builders no. 93-145, shows tropical roof, marker and head lights, aerials, sand filling hatch covers wipers and strobe light in place of single trumpet horn.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 00413A190 viewsView of the stripped out cab - drivers console of Goninan built CM39-8 unit 5631, serial no. 5831-10, builders no. 88-080.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 00410137 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, this image shows three different types of the Dash 8 units. On the left 5654 is a GE model CM40-8M Goninan rebuild of a Comeng built ALCo M636, in the middle is new built GE model CM39-8 by Goninan 5633 and on the right is 5636 which is a GE model CM40-8M Goninan rebuild of an AE Goodwin built ALCo C636.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 00408129 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, front view of Goninan rebuilt GE model CM40-8M 5655 serial 8412-12, builders no. 93-146 flanked on the left by older sister unit 5642 and on the right by sister 5653. Note these two newer rebuilds have marker lights while 42 has none but has a snow plough on the no. 2 end.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 00407147 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, rear view of Goninan rebuilt GE model CM40-8MEFI 5669 serial 8412-02, builders no. 95-160 flanked on the left by sister unit 5668 and on the right by older CM40-8M 5642. Note the newer rebuilds have marker lights while 42 has none but has a snow plough on the no. 2 end. Also note the roof access ladder rungs have been removed.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 00406145 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, rear view of Goninan rebuilt GE model CM40-8M 5641 serial 8281-06, builders no. 92-130 flanked either side by later rebuilds 5660 and 5668. Note the newer rebuilds have marker lights while 41 has none.Jan 31, 2016
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160128 00404161 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, front view of Goninan rebuilt GE model CM40-8M 5660 serial 8412-05, builders no. 94-151.Jan 31, 2016
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