RailPictures.Net Photo: FMI 63 Freeport McMoRan Sierrita Operations EMD GP38 at Clifton, Arizona by Ben Kletzer
 
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Freeport McMoRan Sierrita Operations (more..)
EMD GP38 (more..)
Shannon Hill (more..)
Clifton, Arizona, USA (more..)
December 19, 2018
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
FMI 63 (more..)
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Ben Kletzer (more..)
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Freeport McMoran #63 slogs up the steep 5% grade up Shannon Hill with a long train of empties for Morenci. This steep, winding section of track was originally a three foot gauge branchline to Shannon Smelter, later the Shannon-Arizona Railway. The curves and grade are as built but the track gauge and power are much changed from the tiny 3 foot gauge 2-8-0s that once climbed these same hills.
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