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El Zorro grain trains

El Zorro operates a number of grain trains inside and through Victoria, on both broad and standard gauges, using a mix of hired locomotives and wagons

A few km out of Donald: a really easy chase!

Tuesday 13 July 2010 11:35 AM
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Powering out of Donald, and still beside the highway

Tuesday 13 July 2010 11:31 AM
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Wagons keep on going and going...

Tuesday 13 July 2010 11:23 AM
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Going around a small curve on the outskirts of Donald

Tuesday 13 July 2010 11:22 AM
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Notching up for the slight grade up ahead

Tuesday 13 July 2010 11:14 AM
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Empty plains between Litchfield and Donald

Tuesday 13 July 2010 11:14 AM
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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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