Completed by 1953 Union Pacific's third main track over Sherman Hill, also known as the 'Harriman Line', traded 10 extra miles for an easier gradient for heavy westbounds on the busy Overland Rout... (more)
The familiar rise at Dale, Wyoming is captured in the reflection on the side of one of Union Pacific’s excursion coaches. Standing in the Dutch door was a fine way to see Sherman Hill.
The ZG2LT cruises down from Sherman Hill and meets its counterpart the ZLTG2 making its way up the grade near Dale, Wyoming on Union Pacific's Laramie Sub.
The comparatively minor C&NW merger with its resulting disruptions should have been an ominous warning. Then came the SP merger and things went into a tailspin for a long time. A Saturday originat... (more)
On a sunny October 29, 2008, an eastbound Union Pacific freight led by EMD SD70ACe No. 8330 passes through Dale Junction, Wyoming, on Sherman Hill.
Approaching Dale Junction, Wyoming, on Sherman Hill is a westbound Union Pacific unit potash train on September 17, 2008.
Eastbound UP unit soda ash train starting down grade toward Cheyenne on Sherman Hill at Dale Junction
A UP eastbound meets a couple of UP westbounds, one stopped one moving at Dale Jct WY on Sherman Hill
While visiting UP's Sherman Hill yesterday an eastbound UP stack train passed led to GE's 5000th GEVO unit.
Westbound Union Pacific tonnage approaches Dale Junction, Wyoming, on September 17, 2008. Two EMD SD70ACes, Nos. 8661 and 8629, power the train on Track 2 over Sherman Hill.
An eastbound Union Pacific K-Line stack train cruises by Dale, Wyoming, over Track 1 on a beautiful September 17, 2008. Dale is a junction with Track 3 curving off to the left, a low-grade line UP... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific unit potash train is approaching Dale Junction, Wyoming, on Sherman Hill on September 17, 2008.
An eastbound Union Pacific freight passes through Dale Junction on Sherman Hill, Wyoming, on October 29, 2008.