With storage cars now gone, this spot has opened up after quite a few years of visits. However, the foliage is quickly staking its claim....
This, yes, this is today's run of The Unit Train! Issues with the dumper at Hayden over a three-day span led to this light run to Ray. If I hadn't been sitting at the yard office, I would not ha... (more)
Daily Unit Train climbs up the hill towards Ray Mine & tonight will have the unexpected duty of helping OT-1 right a couple ore cars that discharged while being loaded.
Unit Train exits Tunnel 2 with ex-C&O 3912 leading.
Unit Train is not far behind OT-1 into Ray, they typically leave Hayden around the time OT-1 is getting up to Ray. #503 is ex-CSXT 4292/C&O 3912
CBRY's daily Unit Train isn't the size it once was, but remains running on the heels of OT-1 into the Ray Mine late day.
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.
Copper Basin Railway’s unit train departs Ray Junction, Arizona, in some of the days last light during April 21, 2017. The train is led by CBRY No. 302, a rebuilt GP40 classified as a GP40-3.
The sun has just set behind the mountains as Copper Basins unit train works up the grade at Ray Junction,AZ on its way to the mine.
The Unit Train is descending the hill from the smelter to the yard and will then head west to the mine at Ray.
CBRY 505 hustles the unit train towards Ray Mine as it catches the sun literally 1 minute before sinking below the mountains.
The unit train is seen at the bottom of Hayden Spur where it crosses Rte 177 and into the yard. The train will keep rolling for Ray Mine arriving shortly after sunset.
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.
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.