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James Hess's Collection
 
9/21/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:James Hess
Dates:6/14/2012 - 6/9/2014
Album Info:This album shows Norfolk Southern trains passing various along its St. Louis District in Bridgeton, Hazelwood, Berkeley, Ferguson, and Jennings.
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NS local D53 at Ferguson
Title:  NS local D53 at Ferguson
Description:  NS 5180 takes local train D53 off the siding onto the St. Louis district Main at Ferguson, MO. She is taking this train to Luther Yard in North St. Louis
Photo Date:  6/14/2012  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 7:16:02 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5180(GP38-2)
Views:  107   Comments: 2
Local Train D53 passes the old Ferguson Station
Title:  Local Train D53 passes the old Ferguson Station
Description:  NS 5180, a GP38-2, leads the St. Louis Districts St. Louis-Wentzville local, D53, past the old Ferguson Station (now Whistle Stop Ice Cream Parlor).
Photo Date:  6/14/2012  Upload Date: 6/16/2014 2:29:18 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Station,Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5180(GP38-2)
Views:  91   Comments: 2
NS 7715 runs along Redmond Ave in Ferguson
Title:  NS 7715 runs along Redmond Ave in Ferguson
Description:  NS 7715 runs along Redmond Ave in Ferguson, MO wih a long line of boxcars, autoracks and flatcars on its way eastbound to Luther Yard.
Photo Date:  6/14/2012  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 7:19:05 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7715(ES44DC)
Views:  71   Comments: 1
D53 runs under Dade Ave in Ferguson
Title:  D53 runs under Dade Ave in Ferguson
Description:  NS 5155, a High Hood GP38-2, takes D53 (the St. Louis-St. Charles local) through Ferguson after leaving Berkeley for Luther Yard. She is passing under Dade Ave in Ferguson, as seen from the end of Jehling Dr.
Photo Date:  7/12/2013  Upload Date: 2/24/2014 6:14:25 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5155(GP38-2)
Views:  57   Comments: 0
NS Local D53 Passes Through Ferguson in the Snow
Title:  NS Local D53 Passes Through Ferguson in the Snow
Description:  Train D53 is Norfolk Southerns local freight train that runs between Luther Yard in St. Louis and Wentzville, MO on its St. Louis District (the former Wabash Railroads Moberly Division). D53 is shown here coming off the siding on the mainline, and about to pass Whistle Stop Ice Cream Parlor (the former Ferguson Wabash Station) in Ferguson, MO on a snowy December day. Today, NS 5030 (a GP38-2) is hauling the daily local.
Photo Date:  12/17/2013  Upload Date: 6/10/2014 2:58:45 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Winter,Station,Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5030(GP38-2)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
NS D53 passes Ferguson Station in the Snow
Title:  NS D53 passes Ferguson Station in the Snow
Description:  Train D53, led by NS 5030 (a GP38-2) passes Whistle Stop Ice Cream Parlor (the former Ferguson Wabash Station) in Ferguson, MO on its way back to Luther Yard in North St. Louis. Notice the engineer waving to me in the cab window.
Photo Date:  12/17/2013  Upload Date: 6/10/2014 3:01:37 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Winter,Station,Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5030(GP38-2)
Views:  84   Comments: 0
NS 5030 runs long hood forward through Ferguson
Title:  NS 5030 runs long hood forward through Ferguson
Description:  NS 5030, a GP38-2, runs long hood forward with NS local train D53 through Ferguson, MO. She is passing the old Wabash Ferguson Depot, now Whistle Stop Ice Cream parlor/Depot Museum.
Photo Date:  2/13/2014  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 7:46:13 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Station,Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5030(GP38-2)
Views:  101   Comments: 1
NS Train 285 passes the Depot, headed for Ferguson Junction
Title:  NS Train 285 passes the Depot, headed for Ferguson Junction
Description:  NS Train (285 I believe?) passes the Ferguson depot (Whistle Stop) just before rounding the curve toward the former Ferguson Junction and dipping through the Maline Creek Valley on its way to Luther Yard.
Photo Date:  2/19/2014  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 7:23:01 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9914(C40-9W) NS 9457(C40-9W)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
NS Train 285 rounding the Ferguson Curve toward the old Junction
Title:  NS Train 285 rounding the Ferguson Curve toward the old Junction
Description:  NS Train 285 rounds the curve along Redmond Ave. at Ferguson, MO on its way to Luther Yard in North St. Louis. She is led by C40-9Ws NS 9914 and 9574. This line is Norfolk Southerns St. Louis District, formerly the Wabash Railroads Moberly Division.
Photo Date:  2/19/2014  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 7:29:20 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9914(C40-9W)
Views:  48   Comments: 0
NS 9914 and 9457 with Train 285 at Ferguson, MO
Title:  NS 9914 and 9457 with Train 285 at Ferguson, MO
Description:  Two C40-9Ws, NS 9914 and 9457 head eastbound through Ferguson, MO along Redmond Ave. They are taking NS Train 285 to Luther Yard in North St. Louis.
Photo Date:  2/19/2014  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 7:31:25 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9914(C40-9W) NS 9457(C40-9W)
Views:  80   Comments: 1
NS Train 285 along Redmond Ave in Ferguson, MO
Title:  NS Train 285 along Redmond Ave in Ferguson, MO
Description:  Norfolk Southern C40-9Ws 9914 and 9457 haul NS Train 285, a long manifest of boxcars, flatcars, and autoracks, along Redmond Ave in Ferguson, MO.
Photo Date:  2/19/2014  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 7:32:30 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  RollingStock,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9914(C40-9W) NS 9457(C40-9W)
Views:  84   Comments: 0
NS Train 285 in the Maline Creek Valley - Ferguson, MO
Title:  NS Train 285 in the Maline Creek Valley - Ferguson, MO
Description:  NS 9914 and 9457 have just led Train 285 past Redmond Ave in Ferguson and are now going through the Maline Creek Valley before crossing over West Florissant Ave on Fergusons boundary with Jennings.
Photo Date:  2/19/2014  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 7:35:20 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Scenic,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9914(C40-9W) NS 9457(C40-9W)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
NS Train D53 passes through Ferguson headed for the Junction.
Title:  NS Train D53 passes through Ferguson headed for the Junction.
Description:  NS 5030, a GP38-2, takes Train D53 past the old Ferguson Depot (Whistle Stop) on her way to Luther Yard after shunting cars in Berkeley.
Photo Date:  2/19/2014  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 7:37:45 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5030(GP38-2)
Views:  67   Comments: 0
NS Train D53 rounding the curve at Ferguson, MO
Title:  NS Train D53 rounding the curve at Ferguson, MO
Description:  NS 5030, a GP38-2, rounds the curve at Ferguson, MO toward the former Ferguson Junction along Redmond Ave. She is taking Local Train D53 to Luther Yard in North St. Louis.
Photo Date:  2/19/2014  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 7:39:29 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5030(GP38-2)
Views:  67   Comments: 0
NS 5030 running along Redmond Ave in Ferguson, MO
Title:  NS 5030 running along Redmond Ave in Ferguson, MO
Description:  NS 5030, a GP38-2, takes NS local D53 along Redmond Ave in Ferguson, MO. D53 is on its way to Luther Yard in North St. Louis.
Photo Date:  2/19/2014  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 7:41:10 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5030(GP38-2)
Views:  92   Comments: 1
Norfolk Southern Hi-Rail vehicle at Ferguson, MO
Title:  Norfolk Southern Hi-Rail vehicle at Ferguson, MO
Description:  After NS Train 112 passed westbound through Ferguson, MO, Train DW80s conductor helped two Norfolk Southern Maintenance crewmen in this Hi-Rail vehicle fix the switch.
Photo Date:  3/5/2014  Upload Date: 3/5/2014 10:00:49 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4194(SD70M)
Views:  54   Comments: 0
NS Maintenance Men fix the switch for UP  4194
Title:  NS Maintenance Men fix the switch for UP 4194
Description:  NS Train DW80 waits at the Ferguson signal between mileposts 12 and 13 on the St. Louis District in Ferguson, MO. Westbound Train 112 passed 10 minutes earlier, and the trains conductor had to call up some maintenance people in a Hi-Rail vehicle to come help with the switch.
Photo Date:  3/5/2014  Upload Date: 3/5/2014 10:15:34 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4194(SD70M)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
NS Train 112 Passes the Old Ferguson Station
Title:  NS Train 112 Passes the Old Ferguson Station
Description:  NS 2567 and 6595 lead westound mixed freight train #112 past the old Wabash Depot in Ferguson, MO. This train normally comes in the early to mid afternoon, but other days wont come until at least 6 or 7. There is also a chance of seeing an eastbound train waiting in the siding for 112 to pass before it comes.
Photo Date:  6/9/2014  Upload Date: 6/10/2014 1:47:41 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2567(SD70) NS 6595(SD60)
Views:  73   Comments: 0
NS Train 112 Crossing Florissant Road
Title:  NS Train 112 Crossing Florissant Road
Description:  Norfolk Southerns mixed freight train #112 is seen here crossing the bridge over North Florissant Road before passing the Whistle Stop Café in Ferguson, MO. Hauling the train are NS 9287 (a C40-9W) and 7502 (a GE-built ES40DC). Behind the two were three other locomotives whose numbers I was unable to catch.
Photo Date:  7/18/2014  Upload Date: 7/18/2014 11:47:24 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9287(C40-9W) NS 7502(ES40DC)
Views:  74   Comments: 1
NS Train 285 at Ferguson, MO
Title:  NS Train 285 at Ferguson, MO
Description:  Eastbound Norfolk Southern freight train #285 moves off of the siding and onto the St. Louis District main line in Ferguson, MO. This was after NS Train #112 had passed through on the main westbound, as shown in the previous photo. The train is being led by NS 9177 and 9499 (both C40-9Ws). Behind 9499 is C40-8W NS 8431.
Photo Date:  7/18/2014  Upload Date: 7/19/2014 12:15:22 AM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9177(C40-9W) NS 9499(C40-9W)
Views:  96   Comments: 1
Norfolk Southern Train 21T crosses Florissant Rd.
Title:  Norfolk Southern Train 21T crosses Florissant Rd.
Description:  On some days, I stop at the Ferguson Municipal Library in Ferguson, MO on my way home from college classes. Then, after checking out what I need, I stop off at the Ferguson Station (Whistle Stop Café as it is referred to now) for a couple of hours to see if any NS trains go by.
Photo Date:  10/8/2014  Upload Date: 10/9/2014 9:23:40 AM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9374(C44-9W) UP 7895(AC45CCTE) NS 9502(C40-9W)
Views:  83   Comments: 1
Train D53 Crosses Florissant Rd in the Morning
Title:  Train D53 Crosses Florissant Rd in the Morning
Description:  At 8:45 AM, Norfolk Southerns St. Louis-Wentzville local train D53 passes through Ferguson, MO on its way to its next stop in Berkeley just a couple of miles up the line. It is led by NS 5143, a GP38-2 formerly of Southern heritage.
Photo Date:  11/21/2014  Upload Date: 11/22/2014 2:09:23 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5143(GP38-2)
Views:  39   Comments: 0
NS 7666 Passes the Wabash Station in Ferguson, MO
Title:  NS 7666 Passes the Wabash Station in Ferguson, MO
Description:  About 45 minutes after D53 rolled westbound to Berkeley, NS 7666 (a GE built ES40DC) hauled a long line of double stacks past the old Ferguson Wabash Station (now Whistle Stop Ice Cream Parlor) at 9:30 AM. I took this photo on a Friday morning, when I dont have class and do not have to be at work until 11.
Photo Date:  11/21/2014  Upload Date: 11/24/2014 9:22:22 AM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7666(ES40DC)
Views:  74   Comments: 0
Sperry Rail Truck at Ferguson (1)
Title:  Sperry Rail Truck at Ferguson (1)
Description:  I came out to Ferguson one morning to hopefully catch the morning eastbound, or maybe an early bird 112. I did not see any locomotive+vans, but I did catch a rare sight of a maintenance vehicle rolling past the old station at about 10:30 that morning. It appeared to be (according to scanner dialogue between the Dispatcher and Trautman(?), the driver) looking for defects in the track along the line.
Photo Date:  1/13/2015  Upload Date: 1/15/2015 9:52:17 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Station,Track,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  51   Comments: 0
Sperry Rail Truck at Ferguson (2)
Title:  Sperry Rail Truck at Ferguson (2)
Description:  This view shows the rear of the Sperry Rail Truck as it passed the old Ferguson Station (Whistle Stop Cafe).
Photo Date:  1/13/2015  Upload Date: 1/15/2015 9:55:03 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Station,Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  33   Comments: 0
D67 Makes a Morning Run Through Ferguson
Title:  D67 Makes a Morning Run Through Ferguson
Description:  Around 9:15 AM, NS 6938 (an SD60E) led NS 695(6?) with Train D67 through Ferguson past the Old Station. Todays load was fourteen autoracks full of pickup trucks from the General Motors plant in Wentzville.
Photo Date:  1/15/2015  Upload Date: 1/15/2015 10:05:06 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 6938(SD60E)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
NS Train 218 passes Ferguson Station
Title:  NS Train 218 passes Ferguson Station
Description:  At 10:40 AM, on the same morning I caught 6938 hauling D67, Train 218 whooshed westbound past the old station with a double stack manifest. This train was led by NS 9663 (a C40-9W) and 8770 (a C40-9). This train came through right before I had to leave for work. Sometimes a good wait for train does pay off, AND in the time you want it.
Photo Date:  1/15/2015  Upload Date: 1/15/2015 10:10:10 PM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9663(C40-9W) NS 8770(C40-9)
Views:  45   Comments: 0
NS 5143 Passes Cierria in Ferguson
Title:  NS 5143 Passes Cierria in Ferguson
Description:  On March 26, it was my bi-weekly Thursday off of work. My girlfriend, Cierria, wanted to go train watching in Ferguson with me, but we did not get to go until 3 since we were visiting a friend in nearby Florissant. We arrived too late as Train #285 was hovering over Florissant Rd. But not too late to catch NS 5143 hauling D53 toward St. Louis, and definitely not too late to pose her next to the fence as D53s engineer gave a friendly wave and a honk as it passed us.
Photo Date:  3/26/2015  Upload Date: 4/1/2015 9:48:26 AM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Station,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5143(GP38-2)
Views:  88   Comments: 0
Train 224 Crosses Maline Creek in Ferguson
Title:  Train 224 Crosses Maline Creek in Ferguson
Description:  On a cloudy Saturday in March, NS train train leads a westbound train 224 across Maline Creek near Forestwood Sports Park in Ferguson, MO. Just 5 minutes earlier, the NS Dispatcher at Luther had given the train permission to exit the outbound entry over Broadway in St. Louis. Leading this autorack/intermodal consist are GE-built C40-9W NS 9813, and NS 8820, a GE-built C40-9.
Photo Date:  3/29/2015  Upload Date: 4/1/2015 9:50:47 AM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9813(C40-9W) NS 8820(C40-9)
Views:  67   Comments: 0
D66 Crossing Elizabeth Ave.
Title:  D66 Crossing Elizabeth Ave.
Description:  About 25 minutes after Train 224 rolled though, D66 was ordered to proceed eastbound from Berkeley toward Luther. As soon as the engineer told the dispatcher "Clear at Ferguson" (meaning he was passing the signals near Whistle Stop Cafe), I raced over to Ferguson and Godfrey to get a shot of NS 9290 (a C40-9W) and NS 5345 (a GP38-2) hauling the train across Elizabeth.
Photo Date:  3/29/2015  Upload Date: 4/1/2015 9:53:32 AM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9290(C40-9W) NS 5345(GP38-2)
Views:  65   Comments: 0
Train 224 Passes over Fergusons CityWalk Fountain
Title:  Train 224 Passes over Fergusons CityWalk Fountain
Description:  On March 31, I drove myself to work instead my usual bus trip, so that I could catch any good action on the NS line in Ferguson. After an hours wait, Train 224 announced a rare morning run exiting Luther Yard over Broadway. When the engineer announced he had passed the signals at McLaran Rd. in Jennings, I walked down from Whistle Stop to the CityWalk Fountain below to get a shot of NS 2580 (an EMD SD70) and NS 9295 (a C40-9W) passing over it with the train.
Photo Date:  3/31/2015  Upload Date: 4/1/2015 10:04:05 AM
Location:  Ferguson, MO
Author:  James Hess
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2580(SD70) NS 9295(C40-9W)
Views:  71   Comments: 0


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