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194-06153 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, view looking south, set of points with cheese knob lever, the right track leads to the mine adit which can just be made out on the far right corner, the track on the left is the 'dump road' with the chute for the waggon discharge to gravity feed down to the crusher building.
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194-09153 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, safety statistics board at mine adit, a view of it in operating condition can be found here SLWA b4232624 9.
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215-06153 viewsPort Augusta, AN liveried 830 class locomotive 859 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL531 serial 84705 performs shunting duties in the yard.
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050110 175658r153 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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061209 8209r153 viewsCape Lambert departure at the 6 km with Hamersley Iron General Electric C44-9W unit 7060 leading week old sister 7046 serial 57097 both resplendent in Pilbara Iron livery with an empty service bound for the West Angelas mine as the train examiner conducts the roll-by. 9th December 2006.
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100-15152 viewsAlbury station yard overview, looking south from Wilson Street footbridge, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class locos in background, goods sheds on the right.
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101-10152 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line G class leader G 511 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1239 and G541 serial 89-1274 cab side shot.
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213-04152 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point workshops, Comalco R 1001 loco Clyde Engineering built EMD model GT26C serial 72-752 sits at the fuel point, items of note are these units were setup to have the long hood leading, the second 'tropical roof' and the five chime horn cut into the nose. Also noticeable, the units don't have dynamic brakes fitted so there is no brake 'blister' in the middle of the hood like you see on the GT26C models of WAGR L or VR C classes. September 1995.
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061209 8235r152 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, former Robe River AE Goodwin built ALCo M636 unit 9413 serial G-6060-4 from December 1971, originally numbered 262.004 during construction, then 1713 and finally 9413 awaits a new owner. The ducting on the hood is the air to air intercooler modifications. 9th of December 2006.
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106-13151 viewsSeymour, rationalised yard overview with V/Line broad gauge S class S 310 'George Higinbotham' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 60-227 and T class T 400 Clyde Engineering EMD model G18B serial 67-495 with stabled down Wodonga goods train 9303.
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106-16151 viewsSeymour loco depot broad gauge fuel point and passenger train stabling yard, stabled trains in the background, B class in VR livery and P class locos.
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107-01151 viewsKyabram track view looking north, 200km post, Kyabram Co-op Fruit Preserving Company and Southern Can Company sidings on the left, point rodding and points spiked for normal, Kyabram Fruit Packers siding on the right in the background.
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107-02151 viewsKyabram track view, Kyabram Co-op Fruit Preserving Company and Southern Can Company sidings and factory gates, point rodding and derailer.
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171204 1023r151 viewsBoodarie, BHP over bridge, CFCLA's Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive CD 4301 serial 2160-03/96-202, was originally Mount Newman Mining's Comeng NSW built ALCo M363 serial C6104-1 #5500, then Robe River unit 9410 before going to CFCLA in 2012. Be being delivered to Roy Hill's flash butt yard by Doolan's Heavy Haulage. 4th December 2017. View map here.
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081225 0533r151 viewsWalla Siding on Christmas Day 2008, BHP Billiton Electro-Motive built SD70ACe mid train unit 4324 serial 20066862-037, this is the 'class leader' of a batch of ten SD70ACe units built for BNSF but sold to BHP Billiton following construction. Note the difference of this cab shot to the one of lead unit capable 4332.
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150131 7693151 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, view of Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1014 serial 62586 still under tarp during delivery behind dual ALE Kenworth prime movers. 31st January 2015.
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180701 9485r151 viewsRoy Hill track formation near the 63 km. Sleepers are moulded RH for Roy Hill and AS68 as manufactured to suit AS68 rail profile. The rail is moulded 136 10 VT NIPPON 2014 4 which translates to 136 Ib/yard (or 68kg/m), 10 for Low Alloy, VT for processes of hydrogen elimination as Vacuum Treated, NIPPON is the manufacturer Nippon Steel, Japan, 2014 year rolled and 4 is month rolled.
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104-12150 viewsBuangor station building front elevation, signal box at left, rodding and wires leaving platform opening, staff exchange platform at right.
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104-19150 viewsWallan Loop, standard gauge V/Line G class loco G 515 with serial 85-1243 a Clyde Engineering Rosewater SA built EMD model JT26C-2SS leads a down Albury bound goods, standard gauge gangers trolley shed on the loop line.
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102-01150 viewsBirchip station yard overview, station building and platform, trailable points and indicator, interlocking, looking south.
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