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101-08162 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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040815 165720162 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 3, original Comeng builders plate on ore waggon 4080, a batch of 86 built in 1980 indicating 4080 was built in August 1980. 15th August 2004.
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223-07161 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron rail grinder, Speno built RR 48 M-1 model sits in the back track siding. 21st October 2000.
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050110 094244r161 viewsJust south of Dugite Siding original liveried Hamerley Iron General Electric built C44-9W 7089 serial 47768 leads two similar Robe River units 9433 serial 54766 in Pilbara Iron livery and 9429 serial 54188 Pilbara Rail livery with an empty train at the 67 km grade crossing. Trailing unit 9429 was under test due to fluctuating power and workshops personal were on board the unit alighting at Gecko Siding. Monday 10th January 2005.
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148-10160 viewsWangaratta, V/Line rail tractor RT 5 and VLBY type louvre van VLBY 148 on No.5 Rd, goods shed behind and point rodding in foreground, cover for automatic electric staff exchanger visible. RT 5 built new by Newport Workshops September 1957. The VLBY which is the Wangaratta parcels waggon started out being built by Newport Workshops October 1956 as a VP type VP 148, in May 1979 re-coded to VLPY, re-coded again in 1982 to VLBY.
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100-07160 viewsAlbury yard, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8163 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1082, candy livery.
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215-07160 viewsPeterborough, an SP service awaits line clear 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 CLF2, ALCo model DL541 600 class 605 serial G6015/04 which went on to become BU1, and EMD model A16C GM class Bulldogs units GM 43 serial 67-529 and GM 46 serial 67-532.
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150522 8160160 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, the first batch of BHP Billiton Dash 8 locos to be scrapped, 5646 serial 8244-11/92-135 one of a pair of new Goninan WA built CM40-8 units has already had most of the hood removed and the V16 7FDL prime mover is visible.
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090814 2084r160 viewsHunter Siding, FMG's General Electric C44-9W locomotives 002 serial 58179 and 012 serial 58189 leading 240 loaded waggons hold the mainline waiting to cross an empty train. 14th August 2009.
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171-01159 viewsBallarat, Linton Junction signal box Gillies St, work site view, interlocked gates being replaced by boom barriers.
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178-16159 viewsArarat, track view looking east as V/Line broad gauge goods train 9169 to Adelaide powers up along the mainline off the Portland line under the signal gantry with semaphore signal post 4 pulled off behind Australian National BL class locomotives BL 27 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 83-1011 and class leader BL 26 'Bob Hawke' serial 83-1010 and V/Line S class S 313 'Alfred Deakin' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 61-230 and X class X 53 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-800, taken from the former Works and Cattle Sidings area, the Aradale Asylum is in the background.
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194-02159 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, pile of railway points or switches, two left handed and one right handed.
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194-05159 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, located in the underground shift office area, the PLOD box, a slang term that any underground driller / miner would understand, daily activity log, time card or time sheet, some people think it means 'Please Leave On Dash'.
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215-04158 viewsPort Augusta, side view of AN livered DL class DL 46 Clyde Engineering EMD model AT42C serial 88-1254 and GM class GM 18 Clyde Engineering EMD model A16C serial 57-139.
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040802 090026r158 viewsRedbank, Nelson Point yard entrance BHP GE AC6000 6077 'Nimingarra' serial 51069 and Goninan CM40-8M rebuild 5654 'Kashima' serial 8412-11/93-145 arrive in Nelson Point with a loaded Yandi, of note was the mid-train engines EMD SD40R units 3090-3089 and CM40-8M 5636 had engineers on-board to carry out tests on the SD40R locomotives 2nd August 2004.
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040807 112646r158 viewsPort Hedland, Gilbert Street, BHP Billiton EMD SD40R unit 3095 serial 33677 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8485 being road delivered by Kingston Heavy Haulage on a 168 wheel float as it turns into Gate 9 for Nelson Point 7th August 2004.
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040812 123214r158 viewsYarrie line 148km, east of Taplin, BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5639 'Corunna Downs' serial 8281-03/92-128 works a 'mixed' of 12 ballast and 10 loaded GML waggons towards Hedland following a derailment further out near the Yarrie Mine, 1230hrs 12th August 2004.
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040801 172236r158 viewsBoodarie, 5631 'Apollo' serial 5831-10 / 88-080 leading a loaded Yarrie train thunders around the curve between Boodarie Yard and Finucane Island bound for the FI rotary dumper at 1722 hrs 1st August 2004.
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080120 1581r158 viewsIndee Rd grade crossing, just south of Barker Siding, Comeng WA ALCo rebuild CE636R model DR 8403 'Rachel' serial WA143-2, is ex Robe River 9427 and was originally ALCo C636 serial 3499-02 of 1968 for Pennsylvania Railroad (USA) #6331, seen here on the point of a loaded ballast train. 20th January 2008.
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104-04157 viewsStawell station yard overview, goods shed at left, Dimboola pass departing crossing Seaby St.
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