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Three Hamersley Iron green machines arrive at Parker Point yard Dampier WA with a loaded iron ore drag. From 1995 due to the arrival of the new 70 class GE C44-9W beasts, only six old green machines remained in service.
Back in 1989 when I first ventured across the Oz continent to check out the "big trains" of the Pilbara region, I discovered big aussie alcos. Back then the Hamersley Iron loco roster still offered a variety of green machines.
In this shot two alcos are spliced by a 60 class SD50s...
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