Loaded ore train is grinding out of a slow order towards Hayden. Not sure what kind of bird that is flying overhead....
Ore trains now make four round trips per day to/from Ray, not five. This one is seen notching out of a slow order and I assure you it sounded better than it looks!!
The Unit Train is westbound at Tilbury Road crossing in Kearny in the late afternoon. CBR 304 is ex SP 7246.
The eastbound OT-1 is passing the site of a large wildfire from last June. The fire stopped right here...note the burned tree on the left. The CBRY helped to put out the fire with a tank car of wa... (more)
An empty OT-1 has just left Hayden yard and is heading to the Ray mine for loading.
A one-car local heads west through Kearny. The large amount of power is needed as the local will be returning with cars for the San Manuel railroad in addition to the CBRY's normal loads.
Copper Basin Railway #301 leads the morning ore train back to the dumper in Hayden. Due to a shutdown at the smelter this was the only train that would run that day.
The OT-1 (Ore Train 1) is eastbound at Tilbury Road crossing in Kearny. Some nice old sports cars happened to be parked in the right place for the photo.
An empty hopper train returns to the mine at Ray, AZ to gather another load of copper ore for the smelter in Hayden, AZ
OT1 drags 50 cars of copper ore up a slight grade as it approaches the grade crossing in Kearny, AZ.
OT-1 smokes it up as it heads for Hayden just east of Kearny.
3 Copper Basin EMD's smoke it up as it leads its train into the small town of Kearny, AZ.
A late afternoon ore shuttle rounds a curve while headed for the Ray mine with empties. (permission to be on property)