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THE  GRAVEYARD  WHERE  ENGINES  GO  TO  DIE

WARNING
May cause distress to a sincere old times Rail Enthusiasts

 27th November 1986
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North Arm road near Simsmetals.

1986
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Engine 901 Islington workshops prior to being cutup


 27 November 1986
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901's final end.

 27 November 1986
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901's final end.


30th July 1986
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905 Gillman Yard and empties for sims.
 1986
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905's end of the line. 1986.
 1986
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905's end of the line.


 1986
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905's end of the line.

 1986
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905's end of the line.


 July 1984
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End of 902, 904, 906 at Sims.

 July 1984
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902 bogies with 904 and 906 

  November 1986
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901 soon be scrap.

 July 1984
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902 bogies with 904 and 906.


1984
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906 and 904 awaiting the final end in Sims scrap yard. 

1984
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 904 being cut up June.


July 1985    
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Loco 902 foreground with 906 background.
End of the line for 904, with 906 waiting, next to get the chop.

902 had been cut up the weekend before, when I visited Sims on 30/6/1985.....all I managed was a few bits and pieces of 902 not that you could tell...


  30th June 1985
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Final end off 904.

30th June 1985
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Final end off 904.


30th June 1985
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Near final end for 904.


1986.
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905 end of days.      (John Von Parkes)

1986.
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905 nearing final phase of the cutting up process.


July 1986.
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905 getting the 'chop' at Simsmetals, 

1986.
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905 and 902 


30th July 1986
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North Arm Road, end of line for 905 and old SAR wagons.
 26th September 1997
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Simsmetals. End of 957 and 961.

27th September 1997
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Line's end for 964-931-955.

27th September 1997
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The end of engine 931


 24th July 1988
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Loco 952 Simsmetals the end.

 24th July 1988
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Loco 952's end.


 26th September 1997
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Simsmetals, end of 964, 931 and 955.

26th September 1997
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First bite of 955.


 25 September 1997
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Simsmetals 957, 519, 534, 44221. 

 25 September 1997
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514 being cutup,  509 next.


26th Sept 1997
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Simsmetals, End for 514. 
 29th July 1996.
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Red Hens depart in Sims yard.


29th July 1996.
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Red Hens depart in Sims yard.

 29th July 1996.
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Red Hens depart in Sims Scrap yard.
L to R:  320 - 322 - 303 - 313


c1997
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End of the Line for BHP loco.

c1997
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TUBE MILLS RWS sign at Simsmetals.


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  IN and AROUND  ISLINGTON  WORKSHOPS  

Next stop scrap yard.


1984.
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906, 904, 902, ISLINGTON near main gate. 

7th September 1985.
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Possibly 900 - V16 engines at Islington workshops. 


 1984
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901 and company at ISLINGTON.

 1984
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933, ISLINGTON first 930 condemned following a fire.


  December 1987.
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Islington 935 stripping out.

 29th Sept 1998
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GM41 ISLINGTON end of the line.


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ISLINGTON end line end for 956, 951, 94-, 946, 941.

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Islington_940_stripping out process.


 1993
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MILE END GM19 and 936. End of the Road.

 1997
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 935 near Regency Rd Bridge final tow.


1987
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Islington Workshops 806, 513, 937, 940, 952.

1987
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Islington Workshops 806, 513, 937, 940, 952.


19th October 1987
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933 stripped. Islington Workshops.

24th July 1988
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PORT ADELAIDE and ex Brill cars and old work train.
I think they were here to be 'dismantled' from memory.


27th June 1992
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Islington 965, 810, 805, 960, 506 in line.

27th June 1992
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Islington 965, 810, 805, 960, 506 in line.27-06-1992


27th June 1992
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Islington the end 939.
27th June 1992
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Islington 939.
27th June 1992
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Islington the end 800 class.


9th July 1998
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Islington workshops.
Kuldalai Overland.

9th July 1998
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Islington workshops. 
BlueBird 258.


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