The Unit Train lite power going up the hill to The ASARCO Smelter at Hayden.
Copper Basin trio, led by Geep 39, move empties to the mine--on time as always!!!
The Copper Basin Railway's Local to Magma Jct, AZ transverses some rather remote country on its 50+ mile journey from Hayden.
Setting up empties to go up to the mine.
All Copper Basin power is in the yard for a maintenance session. Seen here GP39 once sported the high cab of Kennecott Copper.
Thursday is Maintenance blitz day on the Copper Basin Railway. Geep 9 gets shop time. Thanks to Jake Jacobson for a tour.
A string of Geeps take the weekend off.
The dust blows forward and the dust blows back.
Copper Basin Railway GP39-2 picks up empties for the 16:00 northbound.
Copper Basin 403 sets up the 16:00 northbound out of Hayden.
Copper Basin Railway hauls copper ore from the mine to the smelter in Arizona's high desert.
A Copper Basin Railway OT-1 loaded with 6,000 tons of copper oxide ore battles the short hill that leads to ASARCO's smelter.
A Copper Basin Railway OT-2 departs Hayden for the Ray Mine complex at sunset.
Copper Basin Railway's OT1, fresh from ASARCO's Ray mine with 60 loads of ore, approaches the railroad's headquarters at Hayden.
Jake Jacobson, President of the Copper Basin Railway and one of the best-known railroaders in North America, poses on one of his railroad's GP39s at Hayden.