An abbreviated Unit Train climbs away from the mainline towards the Ray Mine.
With a new operating schedule reducing ore trains to four cycles per 24 hours, the famous "10AM" shot at Tunnel 2 now occurs at noon. Still one of the best reasons to pack a cooler and wander off... (more)
CBRY's newest unit, still in previous owner's paint, leads the daily unit train of acid tanks to Ray Mine.
An empty OT-1 round the curve out of Ray Junction on the mine branch.
The CBRY local makes its way through Riverside with one hopper.
A loaded OT-1 approaches Ray Junction with a load of copper ore bound for Hayden.
OT1 passes through Ray Jct and is about to enter Tunnel #2 on it's southbound trip to Hayden, AZ
A southbound ore train exits Tunnel #2 at a leisurely 10 mph on the way to Hayden, AZ
Copper Basin’s unit train is westbound at Tunnel 3 East of Riverside, Arizona, on March 18, 2004. Copper Basin No. 505 is a former Chesapeake and Ohio/CSX locomotive.
CBRY GP39 504 leads another east bound ore run through Tunnel Two at Riverside, Az.
The second train for the day works upgrade at Tunnel One while making it's way towards Hayden after a two hour load out time in the mine.