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)
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)
In the afternoon heat, an empty ore train meanders back to the mine at Ray for another load of copper ore.
On the morning of April 20, 2017, a crew prepares Copper Basin Railway water car No. 0011 for a trip just west of Hayden, Arizona, were it will be used to spray down a dusty access road leading to... (more)
Copper Basin Railway GP39 No. 401 and GP40-2 No. 303 sit in the CBRY yard at Hayden, Arizona, on April 20, 2017. Close to old stompin’ grounds, No. 401 is former Kennecott (KCC-Ray) No. 1, while N... (more)
The OT-1 is eastbound near Kearny as it climbs up out of the Gila River valley.
The southbound OT-1 (Ore Train 1) is at Kelvin, just north of Ray Junction.
Westbound Unit Train turns the corner at Ray Junction and heads into the Mine during the golden hour.
Unit Train power heads up the hill to grab its train for Ray Mine.
The Local is westbound in the late afternoon sun just leaving Tunnel 2.
Eastbound OT-1 is approaching the yard at Hayden Junction with 58 loads of copper ore.
OT 1 passes through Kearny, AZ on its way to Hayden.
Early days on the Copper Basin...here is the OT-1 westbound leaving Hayden yard with an ex Kennecott Copper unit, an ex SP SD39 and an ex NP GP9 headed westbound to the mine.
The first inbound loaded ore train, symbol OT-1, passes through Tunnel #2 on the way to Hayden, AZ. Hayden is the location of the ASARCO smelter, where the copper ore contained in this train is un... (more)