The OT-1 is southbound at Ray Junction on a crisp clear day.
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)
Copper Basin Railway’s empty ore train No. OT-2 rumbles through Ray Junction, Arizona, on March 29, 2010. Spring has sprung in the high desert, as the Gila River is running brown and a hillside of... (more)
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)
The last light of the day finds the unit train heading up to the mine.
The "unit train" rolls down the line from the plant to Hayden Jct.
503 leads a mixed train of empty hoppers and sulfuric cars from the plant to the mine.
Exiting Tunnel 2, this train is about ready to leave the main line and head for the mine
Fully Loaded Ore train after leaving the Ray Mine