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El Zorro broad gauge grain trains

El Zorro once operated a number of grain trains through Victoria on broad gauge, using a mix of hired locomotives and wagons.

Exhausts all black powering out of the curve at Litchfield - except for B74 seems to slacking off

Tuesday 13 July 2010 11:10 AM
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Litchfield: yet another silo complex

Tuesday 13 July 2010 11:10 AM
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Still paralleling the Sunraysia Highway between Massey and Litchfield

Tuesday 13 July 2010 11:04 AM
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Powering away while paralleling the highway at Massey

Tuesday 13 July 2010 11:01 AM
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The silos all starting to look the same, this time at Massey

Tuesday 13 July 2010 11:00 AM
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Leaving behind another set of silos at Watchem

Tuesday 13 July 2010 10:52 AM
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Winding through the curves at Morton Plains, the silos in the background

Tuesday 13 July 2010 10:38 AM
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The train rolling along nicely outside Birchip

Tuesday 13 July 2010 10:32 AM
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Having cleared the points for the siding, the locos power out of Birchip

Tuesday 13 July 2010 10:22 AM
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Y145 looking to be doing all of the work again

Tuesday 13 July 2010 10:11 AM
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The end of the train finally in sight at Birchip

Tuesday 13 July 2010 10:09 AM
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The train crawling around the curves back to the main line

Tuesday 13 July 2010 10:08 AM
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B74 leads the train, heady to depart Birchip

Tuesday 13 July 2010 10:03 AM
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Y145 looking to be doing all of the work when shunting

Tuesday 13 July 2010 09:48 AM
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El Zorro grain train beneath the loading silos at the Birchip GrainFlow terminal

The train made up of AWB's WGSY grain hoppers

Tuesday 13 July 2010 09:47 AM
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The train getting shunted back, so the wagons get get topped off

Tuesday 13 July 2010 08:52 AM
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Trucks queued up at Birchip GrainFlow to upload

Tuesday 13 July 2010 08:45 AM
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Loading silos at Birchip: the bulk grain storage is all in ground stockpiles

Tuesday 13 July 2010 08:45 AM
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B74 waiting at the junction of the balloon loop, the train almost loaded

Tuesday 13 July 2010 08:38 AM
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Tail end of the train loading at the Birchip GrainFlow sidings

Tuesday 13 July 2010 08:36 AM
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B74 shunts the last part of the train into the yard at Donald, the crew having run out of hours to get anywhere else

Monday 12 July 2010 16:21 PM
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Having put the 2nd part into the yard, the locos shunt the last bit into the yard

Monday 12 July 2010 16:18 PM
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Strange bedfellows: El Zorro's grain wagons coupled up to PN's cement wagons

Monday 12 July 2010 16:14 PM
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Mixed operators: El Zorro shunting PN's cement hoppers down the yard at Donald

Monday 12 July 2010 16:01 PM
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