A train of sulfuric acid swings through the curve at Kelvin on the final stretch to the mine at Ray on the Copper Basin.
A train of sulphuric acid comes from the processor at Hayden heading for the mine at Ray. A few ore cars are up front to serve as buffers on this Copper Basin train.
Copper Basin's "Unit Train" of acid carrying tank cars heads down the Hayden Spur towards the Main Line at Hayden. This train is carrying cars from the smelter at Hayden to the Mine at R... (more)
On the early spring day of March 29, 2010, Copper Basin Railway’s empty ore train No. OT-2 curves through Ray Junction. The Gila River is running brown with runoff and wildflowers are sprouting in... (more)
The mine-bound unit train heads into Kearny with both locomotives sporting the railroad's new paint scheme.
OT-1 is eastbound with 45 loads of copper ore.
New Years Day along the Copper Basin RR found a busy railroad with train crews and MOW all working! GP39 504 in the company's new paint scheme is found outside the shops.
Leaving the mine at Ray and heading South to Hayden with or for the concentrator.
The OT-1 is southbound on the Ray Branch with 42 loads of copper ore.
OT-1 has 42 loads of ore headed for the smelter in Hayden. From what I understand the ore trains could stop running at any time as the mine has begun to curtail certain operations which will have ... (more)
At sunset, an empty ore train accelerates out of Hayden for another load of raw copper at the Ray Mine.
Westbound Unit Train turns the corner at Ray Junction and heads into the Mine during the golden hour.
OT1 heads towards Ray Mine as it dodges the shadows near tunnel #2.
OT1 heading back from the dumper to the yard. They will quickly change crews and head back to Ray Mine for the second trip of the day.
Unit Train power heads up the hill to grab its train for Ray Mine.