The Local is just entering the yard at Ray Junction in nice late afternoon sun. GP18's are not common anymore so it is good to see some still running and in good shape.
The OT-1 (Ore Train 1) is westbound rounding the curve from Ray Junction yard to the Ray Block. Engine is an ex Kennecott Copper unit with the high clearance fuel tank. The high cab from the Kenne... (more)
Ore Train 1 (OT-1) is southbound at Ray Junction - note the snow on the hills in the background. Snow is rare in this part of the state and I was lucky to get some sun at the right time.
Ore Train 1 (OT-1) is southbound at Ray Junction.
Ore Train 1 (OT-1) is climbing a short grade southbound as it arrives at Ray Junction. The 301 is the CBR's newest engine, having been in service for almost a year now.
Ore Train 1 (OT-1) is climbing a short grade westbound in the Ray yard as it heads towards the Ray Mine.
A mix of GP39-2's of three heritages leads OT-1 empty train out of tunnel 2 and approach Ray junction en route from the dumper at Hayden to the ASARCO mine at Ray. The first two locomotives are ol... (more)
Dynamic brakes SCREAM as the afternoon ore train from ASARCO's Ray Mine descends to Ray junction en route to the concentrator at Hayden. A trio of GP39-2's are up front, as usual. It's around 2pm,... (more)
The work train stands in the clear on the "mainline" as our OT-1 ore train slips by with the empties en-route to Ray Mine at Ray Junction, Arizona. It's not easy to find a GP18 these days,but 203 ... (more)
A spring rainshower moves through the Sonoran desert north of Phoenix as the afternoon transfer between Hayden and the ASARCO mine at Ray, Arizona climbs away from Ray Junction, three GP39's inclu... (more)
Ore Train 1 (OT-1) is climbing a short grade southbound into Ray Junction moments before sunset.
The OT-1 (Ore Train One) is rounding the curve at Ray Junction headed eastbound with another train load of copper ore.
Copper Basin Railway's 505 leads OT-1 down off the Ray Block at Ray Junction.
Copper Basin Railway’s ore shuttle train OT-1 exits short Tunnel 2 just east of Ray Junction, Arizona, on March 29, 2010.
A Copper Basin Railway loaded dump train led by a former Chesapeake & Ohio Railway GP39 rolls through the short Tunnel No. 2 just east of Ray Junction, Arizona.