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105-03145 viewsWallan, V/Line broad gauge N class N 473 'City of Warragul' Clyde Engineering EMD model JT22HC-2 serial 87-1202 with N set on a down pass, redundant disc signal post 11 at left with searchlight signal post 9 above locomotive.
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101-13145 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line VZMF type bogie ballast waggon VZMF 47, originally built by V/Line Ballarat North Workshops September 1985 as VHMY type VHMY 47, recoded to VZMF in 1988.
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215-05145 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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180527 1200145 viewsPippingarra, near the 17km on the former Goldsworthy line, BHP has stored some redundant service waggons, Difco side dumps, a couple of heavy weights and the old winch and crib waggons from the steel train. Looking east with a former GML short Difco side dump waggon on the end. 27th May 2018. GeoData.
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180701 9485r145 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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104-07144 viewsBuangor crossing loop, detail shot of point blades, rodding and signal wires and the interlocking arrangements at the west end points including plunger, detectors and electric switch lock.
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153-3-12144 viewsMininera, the peace is shattered as V/Line broad gauge goods to Adelaide train 9169 is lead by C class C 507 Clyde Engineering EMD model GT26C serial 76-830, C 502 serial 76-825 and an S class, bit out of focus as it caught the photographer by surprise.
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194-03144 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, pile of four scoop buckets.
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194-13144 viewsWittenoom, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, railway workshops with 4 loco storage roads and an inspection pit, the raised ramps are for removing the battery modules off the locomotives, looking south. Tailings in the background.
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090112 0725r144 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, 19.3km grade crossing on the GML sees BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive 5653 'Chiba' serial 8412-10/93-144 with an empty Yarrie train 12th January 2009.
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070923 1050r144 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, side on view of FMG's Metso built rotary car dumper cell in-transit past loaded BHP ore waggons. Of note, these cells for FMG will clamp the top of the waggons similar to Pilbara Iron car dumpers while the BHP cells clamp down on side pockets in the waggons. Sunday 23rd September 2007.
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070923 1044r144 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, two Kingston Mack prime movers power the 256 wheel float with the second Metso built rotary dumper cell for FMG. Seen here approaching the Redbank Bridge. Of note is these cells for FMG will clamp the top of the ore waggon, similar to the Pilbara Iron dumpers, while the BHP cells clamp down on side pockets in the waggons. Sunday 23rd September 2007.
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071101 1133r144 viewsRedbank Bridge, brand new General Electric built C44-9W for FMG #010 serial 58187 being delivered on a 128 wheel float. Thursday 1st November 2007.
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103-11143 viewsRutherglen, remains of gangers hut, not turntable pivot in middle of broad gauge rails.
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106-11143 viewsAltona, V/Line broad gauge down goods train to Adelaide 9169, locos C class, C class, BL class, 700 class.
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106-18143 viewsSeymour broad gauge passenger stabling yard, V/Line B class loco B 65 Clyde Engineering EMD model ML2 serial ML2-6 still in VR or Vic Rail blue and gold livery, front view.
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101-15143 viewsMaryborough yard view, four broad gauge V/Line VZTX type bogie manual discharge sleeper waggons VZTX 4, started out as BP type Steel Mail/Baggage Van BP 7 built in 1959 by Newport Workshops, went on to become VBAX 17 in 1979, then converted September 1988 at Bendigo Workshops to VZTX type.
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194-04143 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, pile of knuckle couplers for railway waggons.
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194-15143 viewsWittenoom, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, railway workshops with loco storage roads, the raised ramps are for removing the battery modules off the locomotives.
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223-09143 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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