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050110 135546r179 viewsIbis Siding, the highest numbered Hamersley Iron owned General Electric built C44-9W unit 7098 serial 54161 from the fourth order in 2003 in the Pilbara Rail livery leads a works train of ballast and rail waggons into the passing track to meet a loaded train. 10th January 2005.
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150129 7482179 viewsRedbank, running off the bridge over competitor BHP's railway Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1013 serial 62585 being delivered behind two ALE Kenworth prime movers. 29th January 2015.
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109-20178 viewsAvenal station yard overview looking south, prior to rationalisation, semaphore signal post 10 and disc signal post 9 facing away from camera, point indicators and rodding, double compound points, gang camp dongas, Hi-Rail truck on mainline.
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194-01178 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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215-12178 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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061209 8240r178 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, former Robe River AE Goodwin built ALCo M636 unit 9415 serial G-6060-6 from February 1972, the final unit in the original order, originally numbered 1715 then 9415 awaits a new owner. The ducting on the hood is the air to air intercooler modifications. 9th of December 2006.
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150412 7926r178 viewsBoodaire, just north of the Flash Butt Yard, Roy Hill's impressive General Electric built ES44ACi locomotives lined up on the mainline lead by class leader RHA 1001 'Ginny' serial 62573, followed by RHA 1002 'Ginbata', then RHA 1004, RHA 1003, RHA 1008, RHA 1007, RHA 1006, RHA 1005, RHA 1014, RHA 1009, RHA 1010, RHA 1011, RHA 1012 and RHA 1013, looking towards the port. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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050109 093033177 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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040507 170218r177 viewsWalla, BHP GE AC6000 locomotive class leader 6070 'Port Hedland' serial 51062 leads EMD built model SD40-2 unit 3085 serial 786170-25, former Union Pacific UP3523, as they power up out of Walla siding having had an empty train cross pass, 7th May 2004.
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061209 8227r177 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, retired Robe River Comeng WA ALCo rebuild model CE636R unit 9427 serial WA143-2 sits stripped of engine, fuel tank and pilots ready for road haulage to Perth for rebuilding and use on FMG rail construction trains in May-June 2007. This unit was originally built by ALCo as C636 serial 3499-2 of January 1968 for Pennsylvania Railroad as #6331, and was purchased off Conrail as #6781 in 1986 and was rebuilt by Comeng WA prior to delivery in January 1987. 9th December 2006.
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061209 8231r177 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, former Robe River AE Goodwin built ALCo M636 unit 9416 serial G-6046-16 awaits a new owner. 9416 was originally built for Hamersley Iron as #4045 and was purchased by Robe right before shipping to Hamersley Iron and entered service in February 1973. The ducting on the hood is the air to air intercooler modifications. 9th of December 2006.
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100-06176 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8148 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1067, candy livery.
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111-18175 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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100-05175 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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040803 142716r175 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Billiton GE AC6000 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 leads EMD SD40R 3091 serial 31496 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8415 at signal TR13 (transfer road switch, Goldsworthy Junction) with an empty train 3rd August, 2004.
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080621 2703r175 viewsTabba Siding, BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M unit 5637 'De Grey' serial 8181-01 / 92-123 leads EMD SD70ACe/LC unit 4312 'Mindy' serial 20038540-013 with a loaded train from Mount Whaleback with the FMG line visible on the right 21st June 2008.
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040806 091254r175 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8MEFI 5666 'Taranto' serial 8412-11 / 94-157, was the first unit fitted with Electronic Fuel Injection to the 16FDL engine hence the EFI on the model designation, is in charge of the Weighbridge Calibration train which is situated in the middle of the switches at the Goldsworthy Junction. 5666 will do several trips back and forward over the weighbridge at various speed to allow the technicians to calibrate it as well as having to clear the mainline for loaded and empty train movements. 0915 hrs 6th August 2004.
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090114 0879175 viewsPort Hedland, Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC loco 4342 serial 20078915-009 turns off Gilbert Street and into Nelson Point via Gate 9 14th January 2009.
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050109 181900r175 viewsSeven Mile, Hamersley Iron General Electric built C44-9W unit 7094 serial 52841 sits in the shed partially stripped for accident repairs. Note the knuckle has been pushed right back into the draft pack as a result of the impact. Sunday 9th January 2005.
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100-08174 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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