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100-09174 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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213-06174 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point Workshops, Comalco shunt loco R 1003 sits unused and almost out of service in October 1995. EMD model NW2 built 1946 serial 4114 in service with Comalco in 1976 and purchased from Canadian National in 1975. Subsequently it was later scrapped in 2000.
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090121 0936174 viewsNelson Point, comparison view of the radiator sections between Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC (low clearance) unit 4309 'Gidgi' serial 20038540-010 on the left and standard Electro-Motive built SD70ACe (ex-BNSF) unit 4333 serial 20066862-062 on the right. 21st January 2009.
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090912 2249r174 viewsBoodarie, at the 5 km curve between the Great Northern Highway and the car dumper balloon FMG General Electric built C44-9W light engines 009 serial 58186 and class leader 001 serial 58178 return to the port under Proceed Authority 56 following refuelling at Rowley Yard. 12th September 2009.
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107-05173 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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101-21173 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 093124173 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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051022 6068r173 viewsNelson Point hard stand area, the second BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC unit to be unloaded off the Jumbo Vision was 4302 serial 20038540-003, seen being towed by 5667 to the service shop for fitting out by EDI, Electro-Motive's Australian agents. 22nd October 2005.
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050111 090411r173 viewsSeven Mile, Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM36-7M units 5052 'Ben' serial 4839-04 / 87-073 and 5051 'Bill' serial 4839-03 / 87-072 lead an empty consist across Anchovy Flats from Parker Point. Tuesday 11th January 2005. These two locos started life as ALCo C636 units for Mount Newman Mining, then rebuilt by Goninan for BHP into the CM36-7M, upon retiring Goninan overhauled them and they have been in service at Seven Mile for eight years and are still stored there.
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050108 182036r173 viewsDingo Siding, Hamersley Iron's General Electric built C44-9W unit 7083 serial 47762 heads up the motley collection of eleven tank waggons that form the Hamersley Iron fuel train. Saturday 8th January 2005.
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104-15172 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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040819 042026r172 viewsNelson Point yard, BHP GE AC6000 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 waits in the early hours of 19th August 2004 with a loaded rake for entry into Car Dumper 3 and the dumping of its train.
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101-07171 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line G class G 531 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 88-1261 and G 535 serial 88-1265, stabled grain train.
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060714 6685r171 viewsBing Siding finds BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive 5654 'Kashima' serial 8412-11 / 93-145 as it shunts the steel (rail) train 14th July 2006.
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150130 7555171 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1011 serial 62583 swings round onto Wilson Street during delivery behind an ALE Kenworth. 30th January 2015.
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040817 194500r170 viewsNelson Point, BHP Billiton Goninan GE CM39-8 unit 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 class leader of a batch of four new built units, 5630 ended up travelling 4,940,000 km when retired. Here it idles away next to TSB 2 building awaiting a path out of Nelson Point yard with the 'Recycle Rake' bound for the dumper at Finucane Island 1945 hrs 17th August 2004.
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050110 175658r170 viewsHarding Siding, 42 km on the Cape Lambert line, following a hot box alarm an empty Deepdale bound train headed by triple General Electric built C44-9W units 7085 serial 47764 in owner's Hamersley Iron livery, 9402 serial 53456 in Robe River Pilbara Rail livery and 7061 serial 54768 in Hamersley Iron Pilbara Iron livery have cut off and pulled into the siding with eight waggons of the consist. The locos of the loaded train 7069 and 7077 can just be seen to the left of the signal are cutting off the defect waggons. The loaded train is stabled on the mainline track. Monday 10th January 2005.
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050110 175356r170 viewsHarding Siding, Robe River ore waggon 853 built by Centurion Industries WA in 1992 is a standard Robe River pattern 'J Car' used exclusively on the Robe Valley line between Cape Lambert and Mesa J or A mine loadouts. Monday 10th January 2005.
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141-1-12169 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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100-12169 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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