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100-08170 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 48 class 4893 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL531 serial G-3420-8, red terror livery, shunters float, shunts yard.
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100-09170 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8148 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1067 and 8163 serial 84-1082, candy livery.
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080614 2629170 viewsPort Hedland, Gilbert Street, the last BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe 'Pumpkin' 4328 serial 20066862-057 and originally destined to be BNSF 9186 is turning into Gate 9 after being unloaded off the heavy lift ship DA QIANG Saturday 14th June 2008.
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090814 2138r170 viewsWoodstock, FMG General Electric built C44-9W locomotives 002 serial 58179 and 012 serial 58189 power their loaded train through the cutting at the 145 km area near the Marble Bar Rd grade crossing. 14th August 2009.
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101-21169 viewsDonald loco depot, broad gauge V/Line locos T class Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B, G class Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS and Y class Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B.
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050109 182408r169 viewsSeven Mile workshop load testing bay, ex Robe River Goninan CM40-8M unit 9419 serial 8109-10/90-117. 9419 was originally ALCo built C630 serial 3486-3 of October 1967 for Chesapeake & Ohio as #2102. Bought by Robe River in January 1975, rebuilt by Goninan in 1990. Sunday 9th January 2005.
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160319 1907169 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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150130 7570169 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, now with the second ALE Kenworth prime mover coupled up Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1011 serial 62583 heads off to be placed on rails. 30th January 2015.
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171222 1129169 viewsBallast Spur A, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi units RHA 1007 serial 62579 and RHA 1020 cover the three CFCLA Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild units CM40-8M CD 4301, CD 4302 and CD 43031 during mainline load testing of the three lease units. 22nd December 2017.
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080202 1899r169 viewsBarker Siding, Comeng WA ALCo rebuild CE636R model DR 8401 'Jean' serial WA143-1 is ex Robe River 9426 and was originally ALCo C636 serial 3499-03 of 1968 for Pennsylvania Railroad (USA) #6332, powers away south into a storm as the second driver looks on. 2nd February 2008.
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141-1-12168 viewsSunshine, broad gauge Australian National BL class units BL 28 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 83-1012 and BL 27 serial 83-1011 lead the second of the afternoon procession of down Adelaide bound goods trains out of Melbourne along platform No.3, point rodding, station platform, signal box, Hampshire Road overbridge, taken from former goods yard, trailing view.
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050109 093124168 viewsPilbara Railway Historical Society, removed Locotrol cab from Goninan CM40-8ML ALCo rebuild unit 5663, this unit had eventually had a normal cab fitted.
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104-15167 viewsBuangor, view inside signal box through window, miniature electric staff exchange machines, Buangor to Ararat machine on the left and Trawalla to Buangor machine on the right, control telephones, chart of bell codes, tins of kerosene, exchange hoops and other paraphernalia for running trains in the 19th century.
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126-22167 viewsBroadford Loop, V/Line G class G 518 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1231, loco failure, up standard gauge pass Melbourne Express, loco cut off, passengers detrained.
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041014 142508r167 viewsSix Mile Dampier, Pilbara Railway Historical Museum, former Cliffs Robe River Iron Associates RSD-3 model ALCo locomotive built by Montreal Locomotive Works (MLW) in 1951 for NSWGR as the 40 class 4002 serial 77733, purchased by CRRIA in 1971 and numbered 261.002, then 1705 and finally 9405. 4002 is preserved in an operational state and another claim to fame is it run the Royal Train in NSW February 1954. Thursday 14th October 2004.
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109-12166 viewsSeymour, rationalised yard view with V/Line broad gauge stabled grain train, X class X 47 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-794 and S class S 307 'John Pascoe Fawkner' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 57-171, V/Line Grain VHGF type bogie grain waggons.
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215-17166 viewsDry Creek Yard, a pair of broad gauge V/Line C class locomotives rest between jobs.
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160128 00380166 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, surrounded by remains, the last unit of 4 GE CM39-8 units built new in 1988 by Goninan WA, 5633 serial 5831-12/88-082 has its back to the scrapping while rebuilt sibling 5636 looks on.
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104-06165 viewsBuangor crossing loop, yard view looking east, mechanical somersault semaphore signal post 6, Up Home, facing camera for up trains, mechanical somersault semaphore signal post 5, Down Home, in the distance for down trains, point rodding on the left is following No.1 Rd to the points, station building and signal box in the distance.
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100-12165 viewsAlbury station yard overview looking south from Wilson Street footbridge, NSWSRA standard gauge 44 class AE Goodwin ALCo model DL500B smokes up in the distance, tracks at right are, standard gauge with louvre vans leading down to goods shed, baulked dead end siding and siding with container waggons are broad gauge.
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