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)
Copper Basin Railway EMD GP39-2 No. 502 is in the shop at Hayden, Arizona, on April 20, 2017. This former Kennecott Copper locomotive is having its 360 day (annual) inspection done.
Two men from the mechanical department of the Copper Basin Railway work on EMD GP39-2 No. 502 at Hayden, Arizona, on April 20, 2017. This former Kennecott Copper locomotive is having its 360 day (... (more)
OT1 wastes no time hustling 45 cars of copper ore to the smelter at Hayden.
Loaded OT1 with locomotive #502 is seen shortly after departing Ray Mine running along Florence-Kelvin Hwy into Ray Junction.
A CBRY OT2 with another load of copper ore from Ray Mine exits tunnel 2 on the way to the smelter at Hayden, AZ. No. 502, the lead GP39-2, was built as Kennecott Copper No. 796.
Copper Basin's "Unit Train" of acid carrying tank cars heads down the Hayden Spur towards the Main Line at Hayden. This train is carrying cars from the smelter at Hayden to the Mine at R... (more)
On my way back to Hayden on HWY 177, I happened to catch a glimpse of this guy's tail end passing between two hills and made a quick turn around to catch up with it. GP39-2 502 handles this extra ... (more)
On the first day of fall it's a 100°F+ afternoon while an inbound shuttle hauls ore from the Ray Mine to the ASARCO copper smelter in Hayden, Arizona.
A look inside the CBRY shops, where 502 is currently undergoing work. Taken with permission.
An empty OT-1 has just left Hayden yard and is heading to the Ray mine for loading.
A loaded OT-1 approaches Ray Junction with a load of copper ore bound for Hayden.