Pilbara Rail GE -9 -44CW 7079 is seen after a rebuild/ repaint following a collision earlier in the year heading back to the North West of W.A.
Thanks to everyone for the information of former CB&Q parlor-observation-diner "Silver Star". Built in 1939 and used for the General Pershing Zephyr. This historic car is now owned by BHP in the P... (more)
A BHP Billiton loaded Iron Ore train is led by a mighty AC6000 with 6073 leading SD70ACe 4322 towards Port Hedland through Yarrie Junction.
The aftermath of a head on collision sees A1513 sitting at Brunswick Junction, the cab destruction caused by wagons coming over the top. The crew did survive. A1513 was rebuilt and today exists as... (more)
BHP's SD70ACe combines with AC6000 6075 on a loaded iron ore train near Hesta. The locos BHP "earth" colours are passing through the Pilbara red earth that is typical of the Chichester Ranges.
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.
Another gem at the Pilbara Railways Historical Society is this loco which I gather was formerly one of Alco's demonstrator locos that toured the U.S.A.
F7 5450 was ex Western Pacific 917 and is now preserved at the Pilbara Railway Historical Society's 7 Mile Depot. In better times the F7 was made runnable by the Society.
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 7076 with ES44 DCi 8107 and a further -9 7069 are seen on a loaded iron ore train at Rosella on 7 July 2009.
7053/ 7048/ 7063 haul a loaded iron ore train away from Lyre heading for Dampier on 7 July 2009.
Queensland Rail's Railgrinder is seen working on Westnet Rail's tracks in Western Australia, several thousand km's from home at Northern Gully near Geraldton on 1 September 2007.
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.
Built by Pacific National at Dynon, Victoria, new cabless locomotive XRB562 had been left at Parkeston yard for driver training. My first sighting and first photos of these different locomotives. ... (more)