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116-05549 viewsSpencer Street Station, view looking east from flyover, platform No.2 below with standard gauge car dock, South End Signal Box visible on Platform No's 3 and 4, V/Line N sets, A and N class locos, Crown Casino in the background behind the Spencer Street V/Line head office building, platform No.1 at far left.
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141027 5912547 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of Hitachi ZAXIS 350 LCH excavator fitted with the huge hydraulically operated shears that are making a meal of former EMD SD40 and GE AC6000 locomotives. Besides it lays the remains of an EMD SD40R unit which has been reduced to a few frame part with the EMD 645 engine laying over, sister units 3095 wait for a similar fate.
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141027 5885538 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 6600 hp GE 5GMG201 alternator.
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171-02536 viewsBallarat, Linton Junction signal box Gillies St, work site view, interlocked gates being replaced by boom barriers, view of signal box, triple doll semaphore signal post 20, Timken's Siding disc signal post 21, staff exchange platform and auto exchange apparatus cover open, track view.
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141027 5868533 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, an EMD SD40R is getting the thermal lance treatment to cut the frame while other GE AC6000 and EMD SD40R units look on, AC6000 unit 6071 has been reduced to just the frame with the EVO 6600 horsepower engine awaiting the lance as well.
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141027 5862520 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6072 looks on next to EMD SD40R units 3092, 3089 and 3095, a frame segment of an SD40R and the hydraulic shears.
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111-04514 viewsNorth Geelong C Box, V/Line broad gauge locos N class N 461 'City of Ararat' Clyde Engineering EMD model JT22HC-2 serial 86-1190 and X class X 47 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-794 head down the grain loop line, signal box, semaphore signal post, the line in the foreground is the Loop Line to Melbourne.
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179-32514 viewsGheringhap, internal view of signal box showing the electric staff instruments for the North Geelong C section on the left and the Meredith section on the right, above each exchanger is the respective bell for each section, along with wall clock and Code of Bell Signals wall chart, to left is a station stretcher and hand lamp and on the right the electric staff carriers or hoops. At the very left of frame the train register desk can be just seen, through the opening in the wall behind the exchangers can be seen the 18+2 lever frame levers.
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141027 5859499 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of EMD SD40R unit 3095 serial 33677/7083-7 watching a former sister unit being reduced to bits, a primer mover 645 EMD engine and fuel tank tipped on its side, pilot and bogie, and the excavator with the hydraulic shears.
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141027 5853496 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of and EMD SD40R unit primer mover 645 EMD engine and fuel tank tipped on its side, pilot and bogie.
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141027 5865491 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, a view of the hydraulic shears with SD40R units in the background.
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141027 5860490 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of EMD SD40R unit 3095 serial 33677/7083-7 watching a former sister unit being reduced to bits, fuel tank tipped on its side, pilot and bogie.
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111-17478 viewsNorth Geelong grain arrivals yard, V/Line broad gauge loco X class X 47 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-794 and N class N 461 'City of Ararat' Clyde Engineering EMD model JT22HC-2 serial 86-1190, loaded grain rake, waiting access to the grain loop.
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178-01421 viewsCressy, the peace of this once former four way junction station is shattered as V/Line down broad gauge goods train 9169 to Adelaide powers past the station building along the crossing loop behind a quad of screaming EMD 2 stroke locomotives, an Australian National BL class is leading the charge.
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163-10414 viewsSeymour station yard, broad gauge V/Line VPLX type bogie pneumatic discharge lime waggon VPLX 3, converted from VPFX type pneumatic discharge flour waggon in 1989, which started out as an FX type built by Newport Workshops in August 1966.
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104-01365 viewsStawell station yard overview looking west, goods shed, station building and platform.
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180117 1146328 viewsGreat Northern Highway, 18 km grade crossing sees Roy Hill loaded fuel train with General Electric built ES44ACi units RHA 1018 serial 63829 leading RHA 1019, CFCLA lease unit Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M unit CD 4302 and RHA 1013 with eleven loaded fuel tank waggons. CD 4302 is the only unit powering as it was being tested. 17th January 2018.
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5499327 viewsNelson Point, Mount Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M-636 model locomotive 5499 serial C-6096-4 is the last active ALCo on the roster of BHP 22nd April 2000.
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170-07288 viewsDookie, track view looking towards Shepparton, west, along the mainline, crossover to silos and gravitational road on the left, GEB sub-terminal silo complex visible on the right.
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030720 160654r286 viewsNelson Point Loco Service Shop, BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5639 'Corunna Downs' serial 8281-03/92-128 sits in the afternoon Pilbara sun displaying its brand new colours, painting only finished on it this day and about ten minutes after these photos where taken the unit was back in service! Sunday 20th July 2003.
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