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James Hess's Collection
 
11/20/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:James Hess
Dates:5/28/2014 - 6/5/2014
Album Info:This album shows views of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway action on its River Subdivision which runs from Shrewsbury, MO to Memphis, TN. The albums covers the St. Louis area portion of the line in the municipalities/villages of Shrewsbury, Marlborough, Affton, Mackenzie, Oakville, etc.
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BNSF 9870 and 8801 approach the Gravois Rd. Bridge in Affton
Title:  BNSF 9870 and 8801 approach the Gravois Rd. Bridge in Affton
Description:  I was on my way to work when I took this photo. I was heading south on Tesson Ferry, when I heard a horn honking in Shrewsbury. I turned around and raced over to the bridge over Gravois and arrived just in time to catch this coal train. It was led by BNSF 9870 and 8801(both SD70MACs).
Photo Date:  5/28/2014  Upload Date: 6/10/2014 2:05:26 PM
Location:  Affton, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9870(SD70MAC) BNSF 8801(SD70MAC)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
Side-View of BNSF 9870 in Affton
Title:  Side-View of BNSF 9870 in Affton
Description:  I got a quick side view of BNSF 9870 as she led a coal train across Gravois Rd in Affton.
Photo Date:  5/28/2014  Upload Date: 6/10/2014 2:09:07 PM
Location:  Affton, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9870(SD70MAC)
Views:  61   Comments: 0
Southbound Coal Train DPU unit in Affton.
Title:  Southbound Coal Train DPU unit in Affton.
Description:  BNSF 9209 (an SD60M) is the DPU unit for a Southbound Coal Train led by BNSF SD70MAC units 9870 and 8801.
Photo Date:  5/28/2014  Upload Date: 6/10/2014 2:13:07 PM
Location:  Affton, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9209(SD60M)
Views:  80   Comments: 0
BNSF 4077 passes over Heege Road
Title:  BNSF 4077 passes over Heege Road
Description:  BNSF 4077 (a C44-9W) leads a northbound mixed freight train across Heege Road in Marlborough, MO.
Photo Date:  6/5/2014  Upload Date: 6/10/2014 2:18:40 PM
Location:  Marlborough, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4077(C44-9W)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
Two BNSF engines, One From a Fallen Flag
Title:  Two BNSF engines, One From a Fallen Flag
Description:  BNSF 5474 (a C44-9W), and BNSF 880 (a C40-8W, former ATSF) help BNSF 4077 lead a northbound mixed freight train over Heege Road in Marlborough, MO.
Photo Date:  6/5/2014  Upload Date: 6/10/2014 2:24:20 PM
Location:  Marlborough, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5474(C44-9W) BNSF 880(C40-8W)
Views:  76   Comments: 0
BNSF 6595 Hauls a Mixed Freight Train Through Affton
Title:  BNSF 6595 Hauls a Mixed Freight Train Through Affton
Description:  BNSF 6595 (a GE-built ES44C4) hauls a mixed freight train as she approaches the steel stringer bridge over Gravois in Affton, MO. Helping her with this consist is GE-built C40-8 UP 9102, and ES44DC BNSF 7513. Trains usually go slow through this area because of the downhill grade they travel on just before reaching Shrewsbury.
Photo Date:  8/29/2014  Upload Date: 8/30/2014 5:48:38 PM
Location:  Affton, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6595(ES44C4) UP 9102(C40-8)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
BNSF 6595 crossing Gravois Rd. in Affton
Title:  BNSF 6595 crossing Gravois Rd. in Affton
Description:  BNSF 6595 crosses over Gravois Rd in Affton, MO with a long mixed freight train on the railways River Subdivision. This is the 11th to last mile the train travels before she will reach downtown St. Louis.
Photo Date:  8/29/2014  Upload Date: 8/30/2014 5:51:06 PM
Location:  Affton, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6595(ES44C4) UP 9102(C40-8) BNSF 7513(ES44DC)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
BNSF Approaching New Hampshire and Weber crossings in Affton
Title:  BNSF Approaching New Hampshire and Weber crossings in Affton
Description:  BNSF 695 has just led UP 9102 and BNSF 7513 with a long mixed freight train across Gravois Rd in Affton, MO. In the distance, are the crossings at New Hampshire and Weber Streets. They intersect each other, as the railway crossings both streets just a few dozen feet from the intersection. I will show you the intersection at another time.
Photo Date:  8/29/2014  Upload Date: 8/30/2014 5:55:03 PM
Location:  Affton, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6595(ES44C4) UP 9102(C40-8) BNSF 7513(ES44DC)
Views:  135   Comments: 0


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