The first and only snow this engine will ever see, Rio Tinto 8172 still in primer leads 2 UP Gevo's down the test track shortly after sunrise. Eventually this engine will be sent to the ore mines ... (more)
RioTinto ex Robe River Dash9-44CW locos waiting to push the next loaded iron ore train from Paraburdoo to Tom Price
Former Robe River, General Electric CM40-8M locomotives 9417 and 9425, depart Seven Mile Yard with a load of iron ore bound for the export facilities near Dampier. Both locomotives were with withd... (more)
Rio Tinto 8109 7062 are seen on an empty train, working hard upgrade though the S curve West of Gecko
7053/ 7048/ 7063 haul a loaded iron ore train away from Lyre heading for Dampier on 7 July 2009.
8134/ 7057/ 8131 haul a 200+ car loaded iron ore train away from Tom Price on 9 July 2009. Two ES44DCi locos bracket a single -9.
GE C44-9W 7090 with ES44 DCi 8133 and a further -9 9428 are seen on a loaded iron ore train at Pelican on 7 July 2009.
GE C44-9W 7076 with ES44 DCi 8107 and a further -9 7069 are seen on a loaded iron ore train at Rosella on 7 July 2009.
GE C44-9W 7090 with ES44 DCi 8133 and a further -9 9428 are seen on a loaded iron ore train at Possum on 7 July 2009.
Dash 9's with a load of around 240 cars are about to block the highway for a few minutes as they pass at low speed
Class leader 8100 heads up another 220 car ore train as it passes through the red earth of outback north western Australia on its way to the port.
Two Rio Tinto gevos take to the test track at the GE plant in Erie to get to the required 100 miles before they are released for export.
These Rio Tinto locomotives have the tiger stripes on their sides as they test into the setting sunlight.