OT-1 (Ore Train 1) southbound at Ray Junction AZ is leaving the Ray Block and will soon be heading east to the Dumper at Hayden.
CBR 301 (ex SCL) GP40 is making its first revenue run on the southbound OT-1 at Kelvin, AZ (near Ray Jct.). Unit was delivered to the CBR at Magma Jct on Jan 9, 2012. CBR installed a radio and add... (more)
One of several trips between Hayden AZ and the mine at Ray 24/7
As I did last year, I highly recommend to any one considering it to visit the Copper Basin. Not only are they a busy, good looking shortline, but they are also by far the friendliest operation out... (more)
The day's first train load of copper ore is seen here about to unload in Hayden. The cars have slots about two feet up from the bottom which allow the copper to fall onto a awaiting conveyer belt.... (more)
Copper Basin #402 (ex-KCC#2) is leaving the concentrator at Hayden, AZ and heading for the mine at Ray. It is around 5PM and the air temp is hovering around 100 degrees. As the people of Arizona ... (more)
A long way for Appalachia, former C&O GP39 3916, now Copper Basin 505, leads CBRY GP39-2's 502 and 403 on southbound ore loads past the sidings at Ray Jct. It would seem that the draw of the tunne... (more)
The first inbound loaded ore train, symbol OT-1, passes through Tunnel #2 on the way to Hayden, AZ. Hayden is the location of the ASARCO smelter, where the copper ore contained in this train is un... (more)
CBRY GP39 403 glistens in the evening sun as it heads back to the mine for another load of copper ore.
CBRY GP39 403 unloads the second half of it's train at the dumper in Hayden, AZ.
CBRY GP39 403 shoves it's train through the dumper in preparation for unloading on the adjacent track.
CBRY 502 leads 54 loads, just west of Ray Junction, bound for the dumper at Hayden, AZ.
The Copper Basin OB-2 unloads the first half of the train into the dumper at Hayden. After dumping about half the train, the units will pull the cars through, then run around to pull the back hal... (more)
A pair of GP9s lead the "Work Train" back to the yard at Hayden. The train consisted of a b/o ore car, a flat with a bulldozer, an empty flat and 5 side dump ballast cars.
CBRY 403 leads 54 empties west at Ray Junction, AZ.