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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

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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Having shunted one part of the train into the silo road, the other remaining wagons are shunted into number 3 road

Monday 12 July 2010 15:45 PM
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Second person having thrown the points off the main line at Donald

Monday 12 July 2010 15:41 PM
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B74 comes to a halt just outside the yard at Donald, I assumed the train was too long and they were dropping off wagons

Monday 12 July 2010 15:40 PM
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B74, S303, T320, T357, T341, Y145 start to slow at Donald, for reasons initially unknown...

Monday 12 July 2010 15:40 PM
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Crossing the open plains paralleling the Sunraysia Highway towards Donald

Monday 12 July 2010 15:30 PM
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Wagons streak past at Cope Cope, blocking my getaway

Monday 12 July 2010 15:25 PM
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Around the curve into Cope Cope, passing Lake Nurrumbeet

Monday 12 July 2010 15:24 PM
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Wagons rolling across the plains

Monday 12 July 2010 15:09 PM
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B74 now out in the grain belt, the scenery having changed north of St Arnaud

Monday 12 July 2010 15:08 PM
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Departing the loop at Sutherland through the trailable points

Monday 12 July 2010 15:08 PM
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Running past the silos at Sutherland

Monday 12 July 2010 15:08 PM
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Passing the old oil siding on the down side of St Arnaud

Monday 12 July 2010 14:55 PM
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Powering up the grade out of town past the water tower

Monday 12 July 2010 14:55 PM
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Arriving into the yard at St Arnaud

Monday 12 July 2010 14:54 PM
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Powering away up the grade from Emu Loop

Monday 12 July 2010 14:32 PM
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With the trees hiding Y145, it is just VR locos on their way north

Monday 12 July 2010 14:25 PM
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Rolling over the grades between Bealiba and Emu

Monday 12 July 2010 14:22 PM
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Wildflowers growing in the yard at Bealiba

Monday 12 July 2010 14:17 PM
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