Built in November of 1907 by Baldwin Locomotive Works SR 401 is a H-4 Class type Consolidation the only surviving one of it's class was built to haul freight for the Southern Railway til it was re... (more)
A fiery winter sunset provides the backdrop for NS D36, the local from Bloomington, IL to Decatur, IL, on its run southbound. Two SD40-2s lead D36 through rural farm country on what used to be 50 ... (more)
Inside the cab of Wabah 1189 at the Monticello Railway Museum. It's fascinating to imagine the broad vistas along the Wabash and expanded post 1964 N&W system that could have been seen out these ... (more)
You know those headlights have illuminated millions of miles of track in their day from Kansas City, to Canada, and to the east coast along the vast post 1964 N&W system.
This is Wabash 1189... (more)
Two units in the collection hang out in a car barn at the Monticello Railway Museum. The 1189 is an F7A built in March 1952 in London, ON by EMD subsidiary GMD, builder number A487 for the Wabash... (more)
IC GP11 8733 leads a photo freight in downtown Monticello.
The engineer looks ahead as he guides the second to last trips of the day on the Southern 401, a 1907 2-8-0 Baldwin product, designed for lighter branch lines.
Taken the 17th of September, 20... (more)
Making a rare "freight" move, Monticello Railway Museum's Wabash F7 #1189 lugs 53 tank cars bound for storage, passing Stair Tower on the Museum's grounds.
Illinois Division local train D36 glides south along the former Wabash mainline towards Decatur, crossing over the Monticello Railway Museum's line in downtown Monticello. The Museum had just com... (more)
Southern 401 departs Nelson Crossing with the 1:30pm train to Monticello.
IC 8733 leads the photo freight past Stair Tower.
Southern 401 arrives into downtown Monticello with a coach train.
IC GP11 8733 backs a photo freight past the historic Wabash depot in downtown Monticello.
Southern 401 is ready to depart Nelson's Crossing with a wedding special.
Southern 401 pauses during an afternoon run between Nelson's Crossing and downtown Monticello.