Copper Basin Railway (CBRY) Copper Ore Train OT1 heads back to Ray Junction for another 48 loads of Copper Ore. They are seen here passing through Hayden, AZ.
The Arizona countryside blurs by just west of Kearny from a view from the cab of Copper Basin Railway EMD GP39CLC No. 505 on train OT-1 as the loaded ore train heads to Hayden on April 20, 2017.
A standard cab GP39-3 leads the Lincoln-Lincoln car transfer at the East end of Chalco Siding. Behind the leader is a Warbonnet C44-9W, an NS C44-9W, and two more BNSF GEVOS.
Daily Unit Train climbs up the hill towards Ray Mine & tonight will have the unexpected duty of helping OT-1 right a couple ore cars that discharged while being loaded.
Unit Train exits Tunnel 2 with ex-C&O 3912 leading.
Unit Train is not far behind OT-1 into Ray, they typically leave Hayden around the time OT-1 is getting up to Ray. #503 is ex-CSXT 4292/C&O 3912
CBRY's daily Unit Train isn't the size it once was, but remains running on the heels of OT-1 into the Ray Mine late day.
Another of the KCC original units leads a pair of water tanks to a fire reported up the line. The Local had already returned to Hayden when it was reported so they raced back to assist responders... (more)
Copper Basin Railway (CBRY) Copper Ore Train OT1 is seen here passing through Kelvin, AZ. Getting ready to head into Ray Mine to get 48 more loads of Copper Ore
Copper Basin Railway (CBRY) Copper Ore Train OT1 heads back South to the Hayden Smelter on their last run of the day with 48 loads of Copper Ore. They are seen here pulling the hill at Kearny, AZ.
Copper Basin Railway (CBRY) Copper Ore Train OT1 heads back North to Ray Mine for another load. They are seen here rounding a curve at Riverside, AZ.
After dumping their train in Hayden, OT-1 heads North to Ray Mine for loading then return for dumping.
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