Copper Basin Railway's 505 leads OT-1 down off the Ray Block at Ray Junction.
Copper Basin’s unit train is westbound at Tunnel 3 East of Riverside, Arizona, on March 18, 2004. Copper Basin No. 505 is a former Chesapeake and Ohio/CSX locomotive.
On a guided tour of the yard and shops to start the morning and a day of railfanning this professionally-run shortline operation, the 503 was cold in the house for repairs. Management totally rol... (more)
On a guided tour of the yard and shops to start the morning and a day of railfanning of this professionally-run shortline operation. A mechanic looks over the 503 which was cold in the house for ... (more)
Ex C&O/CSX GP39 504 leads today's mine runs as the second train of the day approaches the "dumper" in Hayden, Az.
A late afternoon ore shuttle rounds a curve while headed for the Ray mine with empties. (permission to be on property)
CBRY GP9 207 and two GP18s stand at the carries shops in Hayden, Az. awaiting the 16:00 call for the "Unit Train" The set worked the local to Florence and return the previous day. Photo taken with... (more)
CBRY GP39s and GP18s stand at the carries terminal in Hayden, Az awaiting their next call to duty after being serviced. Photo taken with permission.
Another empty CBRY ore train heads back west through Kearny, Az. on a hot and sunny September afternoon with the recently repainted 501 in charge.
Eastbound OT-1 (Ore Train One) throttles up as it heads to the dumper. This was my first day of shooting digital photos after 52 years of shooting film!
Just a little before sunset, the last east bound Mine Run in day light hours is working hard through Hayden Junction while passing the carriers shop and office complex. The 2,300hp 12 cylinder tur... (more)
In the very last few minutes of light, the Smelter Job appears at MP1 on the Smelter Spur making it's way to Hayden Junction.
Another east bound loaded ore train heads for Hayden, Az. with the CBRY 504 doing the honors as it passes Dubois Ranch between Kearny and Hayden Junction.
CBRY GP39 504 leads another east bound ore run through Tunnel Two at Riverside, Az.
The engineer on board the CBRY GP39 504 eases his train through the Asarco Dumper in Hayden Arizona at a snails pace while the unload process commences.