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031109 140045r189 viewsNelson Point, the first actual EMD SD40 model locomotive to arrive in Australia GECX 6415 serial 31542 frame 7861-52 built April 1966 for Southern Pacific as SP 8461 and still wearing previous owner IC & E blue and / yellow livery with 'fire cracker' aerial waits patiently on the back of a Brambles heavy-haul float with the tarp due to some quarantine issues and an officer from AQIS was in attendance as foreign soil had been found 9th November 2003.
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040808 193836r131 viewsNelson Point BHP Billiton SD40 unit 3079 serial 31542 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8461 and still in former owner IC&E blue and yellow has been fitted with some crew amenities like cab air-con, radios and microwave to allow it to operate as a yard pilot, seen here as it waits with a loaded train at Car Dumper 2 8th August 2004.
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141027 5825976 viewsWedgefield, view out the back of Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard shows a sorry sight. From left is the frame of an SD40R and prime mover, AC6000 6073, SD40R 3091, AC6000 6075 and SD40 3079. Beside 3079 is the remains of AC6000 unit 6071 having been reduced from one of the most powerful locomotives to work in Australia to a munched up tangled mass of metal, the EVO motor is still in the frame.
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238-1818 viewsNelson Point loco overhaul shop sees former Southern Pacific SD40R loco 3079 EMD model SD40, serial 7861-52 with the long hood removed due to the 645 prime mover failing not long after arrival in Australia. 27th January 2004. GeoData .
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238-1922 viewsNelson Point loco overhaul shop sees former Southern Pacific SD40R loco 3079 EMD model SD40, serial 7861-52 with the long hood removed due to the 645 prime mover failing not long after arrival in Australia. 27th January 2004. GeoData .
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238-2018 viewsNelson Point loco overhaul shop sees former Southern Pacific SD40R loco 3079 EMD model SD40, serial 7861-52 with the long hood removed due to the 645 prime mover failing not long after arrival in Australia. 27th January 2004. GeoData .
   
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