The eastbound OT-1 is passing the site of a large wildfire from last June. The fire stopped right here...note the burned tree on the left. The CBRY helped to put out the fire with a tank car of wa... (more)
With a new operating schedule reducing ore trains to four cycles per 24 hours, the famous "10AM" shot at Tunnel 2 now occurs at noon. Still one of the best reasons to pack a cooler and wander off... (more)
A look inside the CBRY shops, where 502 is currently undergoing work. Taken with permission.
CBRY's newest unit, still in previous owner's paint, leads the daily unit train of acid tanks to Ray Mine.
An empty OT-1 round the curve out of Ray Junction on the mine branch.
The CBRY local makes its way through Riverside with one hopper.
Like clockwork, the morning ore train is arriving at Ray Mine from Hayden.
An empty OT-1 has just left Hayden yard and is heading to the Ray mine for loading.
A one-car local heads west through Kearny. The large amount of power is needed as the local will be returning with cars for the San Manuel railroad in addition to the CBRY's normal loads.
Copper Basin ore empties approach tunnel 1 on their way back to Ray Mine.
A loaded OT-1 approaches Ray Junction with a load of copper ore bound for Hayden.
The old and the new...here CBRY 303 (2nd) is passing GP9 #206. The 206 is ex NP 244 and has been sold to a shortline in Illinois.
This is the ex ICE 4204 nee SSW 7268 making its third revenue run after being placed into service on Monday May 20.
This engine is fresh from the paint shop and is on the Sunday afternoon local.
Early days on the Copper Basin...here is the OT-1 westbound leaving Hayden yard with an ex Kennecott Copper unit, an ex SP SD39 and an ex NP GP9 headed westbound to the mine.