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150523 823238 viewsNelson Point Yard, I Area, waggon scrapping by Sims Metal, a fork lift carries waggon no. 3340, one of 350 waggons built in Romania of which only about 60 made it into service, the rest rusting away in a caged embargo area out on the Broome Road until they were scrapped some years ago. There is a connection with these waggons and Lang Hancock and his former mine McCamey's Monster, now known as Jimblebar.
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150523 8234100 viewsNelson Point Yard, I Area, waggon scrapping by Sims Metal, a fork lift carries waggon no. 3340, one of 350 waggons built in Romania of which only about 60 made it into service, the rest rusting away in a caged embargo area out on the Broome Road until they were scrapped some years ago. There is a connection with these waggons and Lang Hancock and his former mine McCamey's Monster, now known as Jimblebar. 5665 looks on, its days also numbered.
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150523 8242102 viewsNelson Point Yard, loaded ore waggon 5073, a Golynx style waggon built by Goninan, serial no. 950126-114 in 2004 with 5Cr12Ti stainless steel which does away with the need to paint the waggon interiors to prevent wear.
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150523 824337 viewsNelson Point Yard, loaded ore waggon 9410, a smooth sided style waggon built by Bradken with 5Cr12Ti stainless steel which does away with the need to paint the waggon interiors to prevent wear.
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150523 824433 viewsNelson Point Yard, loaded ore waggon 6531, a Golynx style waggon built by Goninan in 2007 with asset number of 2038898 out of 5Cr12Ti stainless steel which does away with the need to paint the waggon interiors to prevent wear.
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150523 824533 viewsNelson Point Yard, loaded ore waggon 9040, a Golynx style waggon built by Goninan in 2005 with asset number of 203485 out of 5Cr12Ti stainless steel which does away with the need to paint the waggon interiors to prevent wear.
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150523 824637 viewsNelson Point Yard, loaded ore waggon 2330, a CNR built QRRS style waggon built in 2014 out of T4003 stainless steel which does away with the need to paint the waggon interiors to prevent wear. The white circle around the corner from the number indicates the rotary coupler end, the number for this waggon also indicates it is a replacement for an original Comeng built waggon. Capacity 138.4 T, Tare 21.6 T and Volume 62m3.
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150523 824735 viewsNelson Point Yard, loaded ore waggon 0967, a CNR built QRRS style waggon built in 2012 out of T4003 stainless steel which does away with the need to paint the waggon interiors to prevent wear. The white circle around the corner from the number indicates the rotary coupler end, the number for this waggon also indicates it is filling a gap in the original waggon numbers. Capacity 138.4 T, Tare 21.6 T and Volume 62m3.
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150523 824832 viewsNelson Point Yard, loaded ore waggon 8428, a Golynx style waggon built by Goninan in 05-2005 serial no. 950141-008 and asset number of 2002738 out of 5Cr12Ti stainless steel which does away with the need to paint the waggon interiors to prevent wear. This waggon was originally a bottom discharge hopper for use on the Goldsworthy Line prior to the unloader at Finucane Island being replaced with a rotary cell dumper.
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150523 827939 viewsFinucane Island, a pair of Yandi Fines loaded Comeng built original style ore waggons, numbers 1438 and 1483 both date from a couple of orders from 1974. Both waggons have had the end sills filled in as a capacity improvement and both show signs of having been resheeted and repaired. 1483 is riding on light weight 38 tonne bogies. Geodate: -20.3363567 118.5497550 .
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150523 8280133 viewsFinucane Island, loaded with Yandi Fines Comeng built original style ore waggon number 1483 dates from from 1974. It has had the end sills filled in as a capacity improvement and show signs of having been resheeted and repaired, it is also riding on light weight 38 tonne bogies. Geodate: -20.3363567 118.5497550 .
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206-3126 viewsAn empty train on the Yarrie (former Goldsworthy) line behind BHP 5633 'Hephaestus' with a string of GoLynx ore waggons, built by Goninan WA to a Lynx Engineering design, these are belly dump waggons as opposed to the BHP fleet of rotary dump bodies.
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206-3226 viewsAn empty train on the Yarrie (former Goldsworthy) line with a string of GoLynx ore waggons, built by Goninan WA to a Lynx Engineering design, and then the two types of the waggons from the Phelps Dodge Copper Mine, the ribbed units are built by Portec USA and the smooth ones built by Gunderson USA. All of these are belly dump waggons as opposed to the BHP fleet of rotary dump bodies.
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206-3326 viewsAn empty train on the Yarrie (former Goldsworthy) line with a string of GoLynx ore waggons, built by Goninan WA to a Lynx Engineering design, and then the two types of the waggons from the Phelps Dodge Copper Mine, the ribbed units are built by Portec USA and the smooth ones built by Gunderson USAand finally the Tomlinson Steel WA built hopper waggons. All of these are belly dump waggons as opposed to the BHP fleet of rotary dump bodies.
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207-0369 viewsYandi One balloon loop, Comeng WA built ore waggon 1442 coupled to a Goninan style waggon 4146 on the empty side of the load-out tunnel, August 1999.
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207-0579 viewsYandi One balloon loop, Goninan built ore waggon 4146 coupled to an original style Comeng waggon on the empty side of the load-out tunnel, August 1999.
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219-3227 viewsGoldsworthy Siding, the rear of an empty train sits in the siding awaiting a meet. The waggons in view were designed by AE Goodwin and built by Scott's of Ipswich and Tomlinson Steel Perth.
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219-3526 viewsGoldsworthy Siding, a loaded train powers along the mainline behind BHP CM36-7M unit 5513 'Kalgan' serial 4839-02 / 88-078, with some Gunderson USA built smooth sided waggons ex-Phelps Dodge Copper Mine.
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220-1953 viewsTomlinson Steel WA built bottom discharge ore waggon 8115 loaded in the consist of a Yarrie train.
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226-3719 viewsShaw siding back track, 219 km, a defected waggon has been cut off a loaded Yandi train, waggon 1567 is a Comeng WA build from a batch of 288 built in 1974. GeoData.
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