A Union Pacific freight is about ready to enter into the east portal of the iconic Hermosa Tunnels.
UP 8754 (SD70ACe) exits the 1920-bored Hermosa Tunnel (the left one was completed in 1917) as it leads a freight train towards Laramie, Wyoming.
UP 7637 (C45ACCTE) exits the west portal of the Hermosa Tunnels with a freight.
A clean UP 9031 (SD70AH) pulls a freight through the east portal of the Hermosa Tunnels on its way to Cheyenne, Wyoming.
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Ramping up the line from Cheyenne to Sherman Hill.
Hard work for UP 7815 is done for a while. Just a little help with braking 'til Laramie.
A UP westbound rolls out of the south bore of Hermosa Tunnels. Ahead is the long downgrade to Laramie, and then some fast running as it continues to Green River and beyond.