A pair of Copper Basin GP9's frame another pair in the yard at Hayden.
With the "run around" complete, CBRY 201 hands the lead over to the very experianced CBRY 208 for the 67 mile trip home. A pair of GP9's & a pair of GP18's. What a great hand!. . more)
A crewman rides to the switch while this 4 locomotive consist does a "run around" of the cars just dropped on the Union Pacific siding. This is the West end of the Copper Basin Mainline. Don't spi... (more)
Copper Basin Railway GP9 207 is an ex-Burlington Northern unit (1893) that was originally Northern Pacific 276 (built in July 1956 - one month younger than my wife!). The old gal (the engine, not... (more)
Copper Basin Railway train OT-1, with 60 cars loaded with 7800 tons of sulfide ore from the copper mine at Ray, heads eastbound just outside Hayden, Arizona. At Hayden, the train will stop for a ... (more)
Copper Basin Railway train OT-1, with 60 cars loaded with 7800 tons of sulfide ore from the copper mine at Ray, heads southbound through a Saguaro forest toward Ray Junction on its run to the smel... (more)
Teapot Mountain looms in the distance as Copper Basin Railway GP39-2 403 (ex-KCCX 3) leads train OT-1 eastbound with 60 cars loaded with 7800 tons of sulfide ore from the copper mine at Ray.
Two SD39s and a GP39 at the ore dumper in Hayden AZ.
Train OT1 runs slowly through the dumper at hayden as each of its 60 cars deposits it load of copper ore into the ASARCO feed stream.
Copper Basin 1700 run works at the hopper, preparing to get out on schedule as always. Taken with the kind permission of the Copper Basin Railway. Thanks Jake!
Copper Basin trio, led by Geep 39, move empties to the mine--on time as always!!!
The Copper Basin Railway's Local to Magma Jct, AZ transverses some rather remote country on its 50+ mile journey from Hayden.