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Cheyenne then Laramie 7/8/2016



by Chris Guenzler

From Archer Hill we drove into Cheyenne.







The Wyoming Merci Car in Cheyenne. From here we went to Holiday Park.





Union Pacific Big Boy 4-8-8-4 4004. From here we to the Union Pacific station.







The Union Pacific Cheyenne station.





A look at the Union Pacific historical collection.





The Union Pacific Steam Shop. Inside the door I saw UP 844.





Another view of the Union Pacific Steam Shop.





Union Pacific DD40AX was seen moving a canteen water tender to couple up to the UP 844. Next we went to the BNSF yard in Cheyenne.





The BNSF yard in Cheyenne.



The former C&S station in Cheyenne. From here we went to Lyons Park.





Union Pacific 4-6-2 1242. From here we went to the grade crossing at Southwest Drive.





BNSF 6035 North with an empty coal train.





Union Pacific 8455 East was sitting just to the west of Southwest Drive.





BNSF 6035 North was crossing the bridge over the Union Pacific mainline.





Union Pacific 8455 East with CSX 112 headed for the Cheyenne yard. Now we will get the over and under thing hapening.









Good rail action at the old Tower A site. We drove west over Sherman Hill and went though one major thunderstorm that made day look like night. It stopped by Burford and then I decided to take Robin to the Ames Monuement.





Two views of the east side of the Ames Monument.





The storm we had passed through.





The north side of the Ames Monument.





The west side of the Ames Monument.





The Ames Monument and the storm.





My car and the storm. From here we went to Hermosa.





An eastbound train had just departed Hermosa.





We had zero trains at Hermosa. We next headed to Laramie.





The Laramie Union Pacific station. Next we walked over in LaBonte Park.





Union Pacific caboose 25232 - office and quarters for the train crew.





Union Pacific 6 man bunk car - quarters for the work gang.





Union Pacific 2-8-0 535.





Union Pacific snow plow 900015, originally numbered 015.





The display train in Laramie. From here we went to the Motel 8 and checked in for the night.



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