Ridin’ to a switch The conductor of Copper Basin Railway OT-1 rides the steps of GP39 No. 505 to a switch while running around their ore train at the ASARCO dumper in Hayden, Arizona, o... (more)
CBRY 402 has quite the light package on it.
The loaded copper ore train has reached it's destination and has started the dumping process.
CBRY 301 heads for Hayden with loads of copper ore.
CBRY 301 makes it's way through a small tunnel as it leads a loaded train from Ray bound for Hayden
This, yes, this is today's run of The Unit Train! Issues with the dumper at Hayden over a three-day span led to this light run to Ray. If I hadn't been sitting at the yard office, I would not ha... (more)
A Saturday run of The Local has met OT-1 at Ray Junction & is now on the final sprint back to Hayden.
CBRY 301 is on the final approach to Ray, as they hang a tight curve and head back into the setting sun.
The unit train is clipping along at 25 MPH on their way to Ray.
The unit train eases down the hill from the Smelter to the yard.
CBRY 304 is nearing it's destination of Kearny.
Speed Limit: 10 MPH
48 ore loads grind downgrade from the Ray Mine to the Hayden Dumper....which had been experiencing dumping issues this visit, limiting the daylight run to one.
Copper Basin Railways OT-1 job has just finished at the dumper and begins another trip to the mines.
OT-1 is leaving the mine with the first daylight loads, but will end up in Hayden to find the dumper is down, ending this crew's work. Three unrepainted units at the helm, and based on #502, look... (more)