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100-13175 viewsAlbury station yard overview looking south from Wilson Street footbridge, NSWSRA standard gauge 44 class 4479 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL500B serial G-3421-19 readies for Inter-Capital Daylight banker duty, 2 lever ground frame and point rodding, loco shops, station building and goods sheds visible, broad gauge tracks at far right with container waggons.
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100-16175 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 44 class 4479 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL500B serial G-3421-19 smokes up, shunting back onto Inter-Capital Daylight, Dalgety's building behind, from Wilson Street footbridge, porters cottage behind the loco.
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215-12175 viewsPeterborough, an SP Perth bound service crosses Sliver Street behind the AN liveried quad combination of Clyde Engineering EMD model AT26C CL class Bulldog CL 11 serial 71-739 which in later life became CLF 2, ALCo model DL541 600 class 605 serial G6015/04 which went on to become BU1, and EMD model A16C GM class Bulldog units GM 43 serial 67-529 and GM 46 serial 67-532.
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180701 9521r175 viewsThomas Yard, FMG 100 tonne capacity flat waggon F 06. Built by CNR - QRRS in China.
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194-01174 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view of building that houses the crusher, slide chute for conveying ore from the waggons from the upper level is visible, along with upper level buildings for the miners and railway.
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050108 142945r174 viewsCape Lambert, Hamersley Iron owned Pilbara Iron General Electric built C44-9W unit 7061 serial 54768 leads Robe owned Pilbara Rail 9402 serial 53456 and Hamersley Iron 7085 serial 47764 with a loaded train from the Deepdale mine past signal OB1 on the line to Cape Lambert. The switch for the quarry triangle is just in front of the train. Saturday 8th January 2005.
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150131 7690174 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, view of Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1014 serial 62586 still under tarp during delivery 31st January 2015.
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180117 1145r174 viewsGreat Northern Highway, 18.2 km grade crossing sees Roy Hill loaded fuel train with General Electric built ES44ACi units RHA 1018 serial 63829 leading RHA 1019, CFCLA lease unit Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M unit CD 4302 and RHA 1013 with eleven loaded fuel tank waggons. CD 4302 is the only unit powering as it was being tested. 17th January 2018.
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111-18173 viewsNorth Geelong C Box, V/Line broad gauge shunt loco Y class Y 129 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-395 shunts a loaded grain rake of V/Line Grain VHGF type bogie grain waggons from Geelong Yard into grain arrival roads, disc signal on signal post 16 is pulled of for movement.
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081225 0720r173 viewsTurner North on Christmas Day 2008 sees the first BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe 'Pumpkin' unit 4332 serial 20066862-061, originally built for BNSF, to be fitted out as a lead unit. This cab shot shows some of the external modifications to allow it to lead. In-fill step covers, second handrail, second (tropical) roof, bifurcation of main air line, AM/FM CD player-radio and removal of sun shades.
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160319 1914173 viewsGreat Northern Hwy, 18.2 km grade crossing, Roy Hill empty train #96 with General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1006 serial 62578 leading 116 ore waggons with a mid-train unit visible then another 116 ore waggons. 16th March 2016. View map here.
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090912 2289r173 viewsIndee, at the 48.5 km grade crossing for Indee Road, FMG General Electric built C44-9W units 003 serial 58180 and 004 serial 58181 power another loaded train from the Cloud Break mine under Proceed Authority 54 in the last rays of sunlight on the 12th September 2009.
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061209 8249r172 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, former Robe River AE Goodwin built ALCo M636 unit 9412 serial G-6060-3 from December 1971, originally numbered 262.003 during construction, then 1712 and finally 9412 awaits a new owner. 9th of December 2006.
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100-06171 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8148 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1067, candy livery.
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050109 093033171 viewsPilbara Railway Historical Society, the cab from scrapped Australian built Comeng NSW an MLW M636 model ALCo 5495 serial C6084-0011 built 11-1974. Sister complete unit 5502 can be seen beyond the ALCo crank and cam shafts holding up the veranda.
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081225 0713r171 viewsTurner North, at the 111km of the first bit of duplicated mainline and the first BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe 'Pumpkin' 4332 serial 20066862-061 that has been modified to lead unit status shows some of the external modifications undertaken, step in-fill covers, second handrail, air dryer, remote uncoupling, bifurcation of main air line and second painted snow plough. 25th December 2008.
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081225 0555r171 viewsBarker Siding, one of FMG's thirty five ballast waggons, BH 16, 100 tonne capacity, built in China by CSR at the Yangtze Rolling Stock Company in 2008. 25th December 2008.
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090122 1804r171 viewsWedgefield, Asset Kinetics yard, off hire units from the FMG railway construction stored awaiting their fate. All Comeng WA ALCo rebuilds, DR 8404 'Vera' serial WA135-C-6040-01 and DR 8402 'Margaret' serial WA135-C-6011-02 are both C636R models, while the obscured unit is DR 8401 'Jean' serial WA143-1 and is a CE636R model.
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107-05170 viewsKyabram track view, rails for Kyabram Fruit Packers siding, Kyabram Co-op Fruit Preserving Company on the right, looking towards Kyabram.
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100-05170 viewsAlbury yard view, NSWSRA standard gauge 48 class 4893 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL531 serial G-3420-8, red terror livery, shunters float, 2 lever ground frame, point rodding, loco shed at right.
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