2000 was the first locomotive owned by Hamersley Iron, an imported Alco C-628. It is now preserved at the Rio Tinto yard at Seven Mile near Karratha,
Rail equipment rusting into the ground at the now defunct Pilbara Heritage Railway Society. The ALCo C415 pictured was the first of its kind and toured America as a demonstration unit before being... (more)
The remains of former Comeng/ALCo rebuild 3014 await final scrapping at the Assets Kinetic Yard in Maddington, Perth.
Formerly Hamersley Iron Comeng/ALCo "Century" rebuild 4041 amid the debris of the Assets Kinetic scrapyard, prior to final scrapping.
A tripple header green machines ore job arrives into Parker Point yard at Dampier. The 60 class being trailed by two of the three C36-7 beasts then on the HI roster. Sadly today, not only the vene... (more)
A trio of HI green machines have whistled out of loco and are waiting to proceed towards Dampier. 3011 built 1968 and rebashed in 1984 with the Pilbara cab, 4038 a 1971 M636 and 6063 a 1982 SD50s.... (more)
HI 7045 7055 on a loaded train dropping down grade East of Galah, Notice the empty train climbing the hill in the background.
HI 7070 7043 working a loaded train just West of the crossing loop at Dugite
HI 7069 8123 8116 working an empty train through the curves just west of the crossing loop at Dugite
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.
8150 is held in a passing loop with an empty ore train on its way back up to the mines for another load.
All taped and packaged ready for delivery. Newly-built Hamersley Iron 6064 towers over GM11 and its AN mate while on special transfer bogies at Dry Creek yard. The last loco of the order is awaiti... (more)