Engineer Kenny Burgess is at the throttle of Copper Basin Railway EMD GP39 No. 505 on an OT-1 ore train near Kearrny, Arizona, headed for loading at at Ray Mine on April 20, 2017
EMD GP39 No. 505 leads Copper Basin Railway train OT-1 across Bridge 988.36 at Ray Junction, Arizona, on the afternoon of April 21, 2017.
Power for Copper Basin Railway’s Smelter Job moves out of the yard as seen from the cab of CBRY EMD GP39 No. 505 on ore train OT-1 that is ready to depart Hayden, Arizona, on April 20, 2017. Locom... (more)
Copper Basin Railway locomotive mechanic Owen Boehm inspects the trucks of CBRY EMD GP39-2 No. 502 in the shop at Hayden, Arizona, on April 20, 2017. This former Kennecott Copper locomotive is hav... (more)
Heading up the High LineCopper Basin Railway’s Smelter Job powered by EMD GP39 No. 401 pushes ore cars up the hill out of Hayden Junction to the Arsarco Smelter complex at Hayden, Arizo... (more)
Copper Basin Railway engineer Aaron Nichols runs EMD GP39 No. 401 on the Smelter Job up the hill out of Hayden Junction to the Arsarco Smelter complex at Hayden, Arizona, on the morning of April 2... (more)
At the end of the day on April 21, 2017, Copper Basin Railway’s unit train departs Ray Junction, Arizona, led by CBRY No. 302, a rebuilt GP40 classified as a GP40-3.
The eastbound OT-1 is nearing Tilbury Road crossing in Kearny.
The westbound OT-1 is clearing the yard limit sign at Hayden Junction. The copper stripes glisten in the late afternoon wintertime light.
The southbound OT-1 is nearing Ray Junction with Teapot Mountain in the background.
The westbound OT-1 is heading north to the mine at Ray.
In the afternoon heat, an empty ore train meanders back to the mine at Ray for another load of copper ore.
Copper Basin Railway's OT-2 job making its way north towards the mines at the end of another great day in the desert
Copper Basin Railway’s ore train OT-1 exits short Tunnel 2 just east of Ray Junction, Arizona, on March 29, 2010.
A western diamondback rattlesnake has awakened from a nap while warming itself along a rail of the Copper Basin Railway main line near Tunnel 3 at Riverside, Arizona, on the afternoon of March 18,... (more)