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140603 0698r154 viewsHere's the Troopy at the panel shop with a complete new LHS panel, that's the new fender and mudguard inside the car. June 2014.
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051022 6093r153 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.
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051023 6134r153 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.
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060225 2978r153 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.
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040811 161750r150 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP GE AC6000 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 is in mid-train controlling remote service on a loaded train with the windscreen protecting blinds up and leading EMD SD40R unit 3090 serial 33680 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8488 11th August 2004.
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040810 134944r149 viewsGarden Siding, BHP GE AC6000 6074 'Kalgan' serial 51066 leading EMD SD40R 3088 serial 31513 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8432 with a loaded train is in full dynamic with air brake applied to keeps the train under control down the 1 in 40 grade between Shaw and Garden here at the Garden South arrival signal 10th August 2004.
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050624 3202149 viewsPippingarra West Creek bridge, 23 km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11 / 91-122 leads the Sundowner on its way to Goldsworthy 24th June 2005.
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060301 3088r149 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.
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050624 3371146 viewsGoldsworthy Siding 110.8km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11 / 91-122 leading long end on a loaded Yarrie ore train assisting CM40-8 5646 past the Sundowner set up for the Black Rock Stakes 24th June 2005.
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051023 6119r146 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.
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060710 6265r144 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.
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070922 1029r143 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, Kingston Mack prime mover power the 256 wheel float with the first Metso rotary dumper cell built for FMG. Seen here powering up and away from the port. Of note is these cells for FMG will clamp the top of the ore waggon, similar to the Pilbara Iron dumpers, while the BHP cells clamp down on side pockets in the waggons. Sunday 23rd September 2007.
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050625 3829142 viewsNode #2 at the 38km on the GML sees BHP Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5648 'Kwangyang Bay' serial 8412-06 / 93-139 long end leading the Sundowner along the main on its return to Hedland 25th June 2005.
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040811 173538r141 viewsGoldsworthy Junction BHP GE AC6000 6077 'Nimingarra' serial 51069 and EMD SD40-2 3085 serial 786170-25 formally Union Pacific UP 3523 are in charge of an empty train at signal TR13 (transfer road switch, Goldsworthy Junction) mid-train units can just be seen in frame 11th August 2004.
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050624 3220141 viewsAllan Siding, 40.2km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11 / 91-122 leads the Sundowner on its way to Goldsworthy past a 25 kph speed restriction 24th June 2005.
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060417 3531140 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.
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060417 3540140 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.
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060416 3508r139 viewsNelson Point south yard, BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC operational class leader 4301 'Bing' serial 20038540-002. Actual class leader 4300 was purchased wholly as a spare parts source. 16th April 2006.
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050625 3768137 viewsBroome Rd grade crossing at the 57.1km on the GML sees BHP Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5648 'Kwangyang Bay' serial 8412-06 / 93-139 long end leading the Sundowner on its way back to Hedland across the highway 25th June 2005.
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040811 161635r135 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP GE AC6000 class leader 6070 'Port Hedland' serial 51062 runs through the junction leading EMD model SD40R unit 3089 serial 31512 formally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8431 with a loaded Yandi train 11th August 2004.
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