While climbing over Sherman Hill on May 28, 2009, two brand new Union Pacific GE ES44ACs power an eastbound intermodal train through the curves at Hermosa, Wyoming.
HERMOSA WY Oct 19 1977 — Union Pacific SD40-2 3202 and U-30C 2880 haul a live animal train west across the plains on approach to Hermosa Tunnel. If memory serves me correct the cars were loaded ... (more)
The sky is smoky from the fires in Oregon even as far east as Wyoming. However, the sun still lights up the nose of an Eastbound double stack train as it enters the West Portal Hermosa cut.
On the afternoon of September 12, 2007, a Union Pacific stack train threads Hermosa Tunnel on Track 2 at Hermosa, Wyoming, while heading west on the main line over Sherman Hill.
A westbound manifest rolls out of Hermosa Tunnel with a typical leader of the day - a nice SD40-2. Left-hand running was more or less the routine in this area because of prevailing gradients east ... (more)
Stormy Searchlight Sunset- One of the last installations of searchlight signals on the Union Pacific system stands guard over Hermosa, lit for oncoming traffic.
UP 8877 (SD70AH) leads a stack train out of the tunnels at Hermosa, Wyoming.
Spring on the Sherman Highlands
MNPMLB-25 (Manifest-N. Platte-Mira Loma, CA) with UP 8215 leads past the snow fences deep in the Sherman Highlands between Dale and Hermos... (more)
The massive forest fires in Colorado last fall forced the rerouting of the California Zephyr through Wyoming, which provided an opportunity to get the Zephry passing through the beautiful open are... (more)
A fresh looking Union Pacific 3039 (SD70AH) has solo duty leading an auto rack through Hermosa, Wyoming.
UP 7741 (C45ACCTE) shoves a grain train through the signals at Hermosa, Wyoming.
A fresh looking UP 3093 (SD70ACe-T4) leads a stack train out of the Hermosa Tunnels on their way to Laramie, Wyoming.
UP 7470 (C45ACCTE) shoves a sand train through one of the Hermosa Tunnels in Wyoming.
AMTK 155 leads the #6 California Zephyr as they detour through Wyoming due to the massive wildfires in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
UP 5111 (SD70M) leads a colorful stack train through the open prairie lands of Hermosa, Wyoming.