Overland Route Sunset
Near Dale Junction a certain western magic lives in harmony with nature and the Transcontinental Railroad. A place of legends and mythos, a beautiful plac... (more)
Westbound priority Z flies through the tangents at the Sherman Granite near Dale, WYO. The fragile high altitude botanicals are in full bloom on this most famous of hills at Dale Creek Junction.
A trio of Union Pacific EMD SD9043MACs power an eastbound grain train through Dale, Wyoming, while crossing Sherman Hill between Laramie and Cheyenne on May 3, 2007.
A westbound Union Pacific “K-Line” stack train passes by the unique rock formations at Dale, Wyoming, while crossing Sherman Hill on October 16, 2007.
As westbound tonnage works up grade towards Dale Junction on three track in the foreground an eastbound empty grain train in the distance has just hit the bottom above Dale Creek, the eastbound wi... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific “van” train, led by EMD DDA40X “Centennial” No. 6917, approaches Dale Junction on a desolate spring day on Wyoming’s Sherman Hill in April 1984.
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