BHP's Port Lincoln Operations

Proper Bay


The Proper Bay Workshop. Taken in 2000, it lacks the crane. Roadon the left led to a service bay inside. The Gantry that stood here was removed in 1995. Photo © Ian Harris.


I cannot recall why they were shunting, but this photo shows thelarge gantry used for loading and unloading locos and wagons.Theracks in the left show the location of the gang shed.

An Aerial view of the Proper Bay depot can be seen here


Unloading. The shed houses a rotary tipper. There are rumours thisis to be used elsewhere, but given the wagons are going to be choppedup: who knows!

The very left road leads to the workshop. The next road to theholding yards and the tank is for diesel fuel. The conveyor to theright runs to the silo, and the shed is the main power distributionpoint.

Now to be a housing Estate!


Page © Nic Doncaster 2001 Updated February 1, 2006

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