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By:James Hess
Dates:1/11/2014 - 1/11/2014
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St. Louis MetroLink - Along the Bike Trail Near N. Belt West
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink - Along the Bike Trail Near N. Belt West
Description:  This photo was taken the first time I rode my bike along the Metro Bik Trail. It is roughly 6 miles long, and parallels the MetroLink Red Line most of the way between Memorial Hospital and College Stations. This train is rounding the winding curve past High Mount School after going under N. Belt West in Swansea, Illinois. It is about to cross over Rt. 159.
Photo Date:  1/11/2014  Upload Date: 8/3/2014 10:54:36 PM
Location:  Swansea, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 3020(LRV)
Views:  55   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Crossing over Route 159
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Crossing over Route 159
Description:  This train, consisting of Cars 3011 & 4013 is crossing over Rt. 159 in Swansea, Illinois before stopping at Swansea Station on its way to Lambert Airport.
Photo Date:  1/11/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 1:39:14 PM
Location:  Swansea, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Winter,Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 3011(LRV) BSDA 4013(LRV)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
Cierria Rides By A Passing Train
Title:  Cierria Rides By A Passing Train
Description:  My girlfriend, Cierria, rides her bike on the Metro BikeLink Trail through Swansea, Illinois. As she rides up the hill towards the Rt. 159 overpass, Car 4002 leads an Eastbound Red Line train past her on its way to Shiloh-Scott, after its next stop at the Belleville Station.
Photo Date:  1/11/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 2:05:24 PM
Location:  Swansea, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Winter,Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 4002(LRV)
Views:  69   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink near Elmwood Dr.
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink near Elmwood Dr.
Description:  Car 2007 leads Car 4015 toward Shiloh, having just the boundary between Swansea and Belleville, and are about to cross under Lebanon Ave before stopping at the Belleville Station. This was taken from where the end of Elmwood Dr. empties into the trail.
Photo Date:  1/11/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 2:13:38 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Winter,Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 2007(LRV) BSDA 4015(LRV)
Views:  52   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (1)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (1)
Description:  This is just around the curve after leaving the Memorial Hospital Station, at milepost 27.5. Car 1015 leads Car 1011 westbound toward Lambert Airport just arriving at Memorial Hospital. Former President William Clinton rode in Car 1015 when he visited St Louis on June 24, 1994
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 2:20:33 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 1015(LRV) BSDA 1011(LRV)
Views:  83   Comments: 0
Up-Close With a Train along the Metro BikeLink Trail
Title:  Up-Close With a Train along the Metro BikeLink Trail
Description:  Car 2005 runs 50 mph past me with Car 3021 after leaving the Memorial Hospital Station. This was along the Metro BikeLink Trail near milepost 27.5
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 2:24:21 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 2005(LRV) BSDA 3021(LRV)
Views:  65   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink along the BikeLink Trail (2)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink along the BikeLink Trail (2)
Description:  Car 3007 leas Car 3011 along the Metro BikeLink Trail before stopping at Memorial Hospital on its way to Lambert Airport. There is about a mile and a half of straight line here, so you can hear the tracks rattling before you see the trains light in the distance.
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 4:00:45 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 3007(LRV) BSDA 3011(LRV)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (3)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (3)
Description:  Car 2010 leads Car 3004 through 1.5 mile straight line along the Metro BikeLink Trail in Belleville, Illinois at milepost 27.6.
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 4:04:28 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 2010(LRV) BSDA 3004(LRV)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (4)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (4)
Description:  Car 4012 leads 3006 eastbound to Shiloh along the Metro BikeLink Trail through Belleville, Illinois. This was taken near Milepost 27.5
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 4:05:32 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 4012(LRV) BSDA 3006(LRV)
Views:  52   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (5)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (5)
Description:  Car 3013 leads Car 4021 through a set of signals along the Bike Link Trail in the Belleville, Illinoiss Royal Heights neighborhood. In a minute, it will stop at Memorial Hospital Station on its way to Lambert Airport.
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 4:07:21 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Signal,Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 3013(LRV) BSDA 4021(LRV)
Views:  57   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (6)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (6)
Description:  Car 4002 whooshes along the Red Line through Belleville, Illinois with Car 2004. This was taken from the Metro BikeLink Trail near the Red Line milepost 27.6
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 4:09:34 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 4002(LRV) BSDA 2004(LRV)
Views:  55   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink near Sullivan Dr. (1)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink near Sullivan Dr. (1)
Description:  A MetroLink Train consisting of Cars 3004 & 2010 come out from under Sullivan Dr. in Belleville, Illinois.
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 10:26:57 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 3004(LRV) BSDA 2010(LRV)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (7)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (7)
Description:  An Eastbound Red Line Train led by Cars 4001 & 4005, curves through Belleville, Illinois along the BikeLink Trail. They are about to pass under Sullivan Dr.
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 11:07:44 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 4001(LRV) BSDA 4005(LRV)
Views:  32   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink near Sullivan Dr. (2)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink near Sullivan Dr. (2)
Description:  This was taken from a few yards behind the spot a the previous photo. Car 3006 and 4012 are taking passengers to the next stop at Memorial Hospital on their way to Lambert Airport here.
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 10:59:42 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 3006(LRV) BSDA 4012(LRV)
Views:  38   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (8)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (8)
Description:  From the hill near the Sullivan Dr. overpass, and eastbound Red Line Train is seen approaching from about half a mile away. This train consists of Cars 3018 and 4016.
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 11:16:44 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 3018(LRV)
Views:  48   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (9)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Along the BikeLink Trail (9)
Description:  The same train (Cars 3018 and 4016) is now about to pass under Sullivan Dr. in Belleville, Illinois.
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 11:23:35 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 3018(LRV) BSDA 4016(LRV)
Views:  51   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink at Old Caseyville Road (1)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink at Old Caseyville Road (1)
Description:  This was as far I was able to go that day because it began sprinkling a minute before this photo was taken. In this shot, Car 4016 leads 3018 back to Lambert Airport across Old Caseyville Road in Belleville, Illinois.
Photo Date:  8/1/2014  Upload Date: 8/4/2014 11:25:51 PM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 4016(LRV) BSDA 3018(LRV)
Views:  50   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Approaching Green Mount Rd
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Approaching Green Mount Rd
Description:  On a sunny January Morning, Car 3004 leads a MetroLink train toward the bridge over Green Mount Rd. in Belleville, Illinois. Just before crossing over Green Mount, the train crosses a bridge (shown here) over the intersection of the Metro Bike-Link and Brooke Manor trails. Car 3020 is in tow going toward Lambert Airport.
Photo Date:  1/17/2015  Upload Date: 1/21/2015 10:45:32 AM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Transit,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 3004(LRV) BSDA 3020(LRV)
Views:  87   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Crossing Loop Creek
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Crossing Loop Creek
Description:  Cars 3002 and 4004 cross over Loop Creek just before climbing the bridge over Green Mount Road toward Shiloh.
Photo Date:  1/17/2015  Upload Date: 1/21/2015 10:49:24 AM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Transit,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 3002(LRV) BSDA 4004(LRV)
Views:  53   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink - Light Rail Passes a Farm (2)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink - Light Rail Passes a Farm (2)
Description:  St. Louis MetroLink Car 1023 leads 1007 along the 5 mile straight line between Bellevilles Fox Valley and Brookfield subdivisions. Off to the left is Belleville Sports Plex, while 2 grain silos are visible off to the right.
Photo Date:  1/17/2015  Upload Date: 1/21/2015 11:02:01 AM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Scenic,Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 1023(LRV) BSDA 1007(LRV)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink Runs Along a Bike Trail
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink Runs Along a Bike Trail
Description:  St. Louis MetroLink Car 4004 leads Car 3002 on their way back toward Lambert Airport after departing SWIC College.
Photo Date:  1/17/2015  Upload Date: 1/21/2015 10:59:07 AM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Scenic,Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 4004(LRV) BSDA 3002(LRV)
Views:  62   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink - Light Rail Passes a Farm (3)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink - Light Rail Passes a Farm (3)
Description:  St. Louis MetroLink Car 2006 leads Car 4014 alongside the Metro Bike-Link Trail passing up a farm outside Belleville, Illinois. The next stop is College Station at SWIC Belleville Campus.
Photo Date:  1/17/2015  Upload Date: 1/21/2015 11:03:41 AM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Scenic,Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 2006(LRV) BSDA 4014(LRV)
Views:  40   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink - Light Rail Passes a Farm (5)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink - Light Rail Passes a Farm (5)
Description:  It was somewhat cloudy the day I took this shot. Car 1007 led Car 1023 past this farm on their way back to St. Louis and Lambert Airport.
Photo Date:  1/17/2015  Upload Date: 1/21/2015 11:09:24 AM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 1007(LRV) BSDA 1023(LRV)
Views:  48   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink - Light Rail Passes a Farm (6)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink - Light Rail Passes a Farm (6)
Description:  After the previous shot, the Sun came back out long enough for me to get another shot from the same angle. This time, Car 4014 was leading Car 2006 back toward St. Louis and the Airport.
Photo Date:  1/17/2015  Upload Date: 1/21/2015 11:21:57 AM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 4014(LRV) BSDA 2006(LRV)
Views:  76   Comments: 0
St. Louis MetroLink - Light Rail Passes a Farm (4)
Title:  St. Louis MetroLink - Light Rail Passes a Farm (4)
Description:  Car 2009 leads an Eastbound MetroLink Train past a farm outside Belleville. I felt that I needed more light for this angle when I took the previous shot.
Photo Date:  1/17/2015  Upload Date: 1/21/2015 11:06:38 AM
Location:  Belleville, IL
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  BSDA 2009(LRV)
Views:  66   Comments: 0


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