As an eastbound manifest descends Sherman Hill on main track one a hot westbound Z train hustles 'over the top' on main two just west of Buford.
Union Pacific's 4-6-6-4 3985 puts on a spectacular show at Buford, Wyoming.
One of the Union Pacific custom-built EMD DD40X units leads two other UP and an SP unit on a westbound freight up Sherman Hill. Grey skies foretell a snowstorm that will occur after dark.
Try to imagine a Big Boy double header blasting around this curve as it is about to achieve the summit.
oth the head end and DPU can be seen at once as a westbound stack train assaults Sherman Hill near the smallest town in the United States, Buford, Wyoming... Population: 1, on November 19, ... (more)
In evening light, UP 7801 provides rear support for an eastbound stack.
An eastbound manifest led by Union Pacific SD70AH No. 8942 eases down the grade on Main 1 between Buford and Sherman Summit, Wyoming on November 28, 2015.
UP 3985's crew puts on a show on a photo run-by at Buford, WY--on the east slope of Sherman Hill. The train is heading back east after a R/T from Denver to Laramie. At Speer the steam locomotive w... (more)
If you don't like the weather on Sherman Hill, just hang around a few minutes, and it'll change. An angry western sky and patches of sunlight streaming through "honey holes" in the clouds catches ... (more)
An awesome sight seeing one of these work Sherman Hill ...
As seen across the landscape from Sherman summit, a container freight has false-summited at Buford, and will only need to gain a few more feet to gain the summit at Sherman, right behind the photo... (more)
UP 4297, leading three other units and an intermodal train, has little trouble ascending the grade from Cheyenne toward Sherman Pass.
Dynamic brakes whoop and howl as UP 6502 descends eastbound off of Sherman Pass. Hopefully these engines have an appointment at the wash bay in Cheyenne!