Consecutive Numbered C44-9W`s in Hamersley Iron colors slowly crawl around the West Angelas load-out Loop in DLC or Direct Locomotive Control at 0.05 km/hr as they load 240 cars into another stunn... (more)
One of Rio Tinto Iron Ores C44-9Ws in the Pilbara Iron paint scheme sits on the East Mainline at the 219km mark at 0800hrs on an already warm 25 degree Celsius morning with two sisters and 240 loa... (more)
Rio Tinto 9133 pauses briefly near the end of track off of Justin Cemetery Rd before reversing back to the GE plant. Already there are 2 of these tarped and prepped for shipment.
Oh no, stop, end of track ahead! Actually, not to worry; this set of new Rio Tinto ES44ACi locomotives are undergoing validation tests on the GE-FW test track at Justin, TX, and have just reverse... (more)
On their next to last run of the morning, Rio Tinto ES44ACis 9129, 9131 and 9130 head to the south end of the west track near Lambert, TX while undergoing validation testing.
A loaded Rio Tinto iron ore train works hard through the Chichester Ranges near Emu with 8187, 7066 & 7061 at the helm.
New Locomotive for RIO Tinto
Three different generations of GE locomotives 8112, 9433 & 7081 operate a loaded Rio Tinto iron ore train through the ranges near Emu, to the south of Karratha.
A loaded Rio Tinto iron ore train led by Dash 9 7069, ES44DCi 8165 & another ES44DCi, heads for Dampier to unload.
A loaded ore heads over to the dumpers at Dampier
ALCO centre cab demonstrator - a very historic locomotive awaiting a much needed paint job and some care and attention at the 7 Mile Museum Karratha
Last light of the day captures the truly wide landscape of the Pilbara with these massive trains
A Rio Tinto loaded Iron Ore in the ranges to the south of Karratha