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030720 160654r585 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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141027 5896582 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, a pile of bits from GE AC6000 unit 6071.
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179-32571 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 5912569 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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116-05564 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 5885564 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, General Electric AC6000 unit 6071 serial 51063 6600 hp GE 5GMG201 alternator.
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141027 5868559 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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171-02550 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 5862549 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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111-04533 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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141027 5859532 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 5853530 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 5860521 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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141027 5865517 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, a view of the hydraulic shears with SD40R units in the background.
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130818 2712r505 viewsKanyirri Yard, FMG's Electro-Motive Diesel built SD70ACe/LCi locomotive 707 serial 20118611-007 built 2012 seen here coupled to a sister unit. 18th August 2013.
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111-17499 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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110601 1186r485 viewsRowley Yard, the first mainline lead run of FMG Electric-Motive Division built SD90MAC-H locomotive 903 serial 976833-18 was originally UP 8539 built in 1999, rebuilt by Juniata Shops in 2011 for FMG seen here operating with the 6000 hp 265-H engine. 1st June 2011.
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120307 0074 brian marsh479 viewsThe first BHP Billiton Progress Rail built SD70ACe unit at Muncie USA. Note the lack of nose grab irons, the unit also has two new EMD type roof mounted antennas, a larger antenna at the rear, no grabs on the rear, no grabs behind the inverter area and has additional access openings in the side railing, just a few details of note. Window protectors have not yet been installed and step well guards will be installed in Australia.
Photo by Brian Marsh, Overland Models, Inc.
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5499474 viewsNelson Point, Mt Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 model locomotive 5499 serial C6096-4 is the last active ALCo on the roster of BHP 22nd April 2000.
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150713 9439r473 viewsHerb Elliot Port, South Hedland sees FMG's Electro-Motive Division built SD90MAC-H2 locomotive 915 serial 976833-17, originally UP 8538 built in 1999 and rebuilt by Progress Rail Kentucky 09/2014, seen here 13th July 2015.
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