Milwaukee Road NW2 1649 prepares to take the Monticello RR Museum's trainset back to the car barn at the end of the museum's monthly steam weekend.
Southern Railway No. 401 performs a runby over Camp Creek Trestle while a picnicking couple looks on. This shot is from the photo charter hosted by myself under the name Southern Rail Productions.... (more)
Alco #308, nee GBW RS2 #308, brings a work train to Nelson Crossing.
Now arriving at Nelson Crossing. On the evening before the Southern Rail Productions Charter, personnel from the Monticello Railway Museum finish assembling a vintage mixed train behind Sou... (more)
Norfolk Southern's Heritage locomotive SD70ACe 1065, the Savannah & Atlanta, leads train 54W South of Monticello, Illinois at dusk on Monday, June 18, 2018.
The grain train came off the Toledo, ... (more)
Passing under Lizard Creek Bridge. As Southern 401 chugs slowly through downtown Monticello, she passes under the Lizard Creek Railroad Bridge. This structure dates back to 1902 and has ca... (more)
Departing the Monticello Grain Co. Elevator. Running on one leg of a wye that the museum shares with Norfolk Southern, the Southern 401 pulls her mixed train past the massive grain elevator... (more)
Arriving in Downtown Monticello. With just one passenger waiting on the platform, Southern 401 brings her mixed train into the historic Wabash depot in downtown Monticello, IL in the aftern... (more)
Picnic at Camp Creek. A young couple enjoying a quiet picnic in the meadow below Camp Creek Trestle has their discussions interrupted by the passage of a Southern Freight, headed to a nearb... (more)
Cresting the hill at Township Road. A pair of vintage cars observe the crossing signals as Southern 401 and her mixed train crest the hill at Township Road, just outside Monticello, IL, wak... (more)
Watching the local roll past. A citizen in a residential neighborhood gets a close look at a Southern Railway local mixed train as she rolls into town to drop some loads for area businesses... (more)
Southern 401 and a local mixed. In what may be a first since her 2010 restoration, Southern Consolidation #401 hauls a period mixed local on the grounds of the Monticello Railway Museum for... (more)
Evening Mixed Service. A Southern Railway mixed train sits at the Nelson Crossing Depot awaiting the loading of some local freight traffic. A couple of late arriving passengers query the ... (more)
Passing Stair Tower. A Southern Railway local freight receives orders as she passes Stair Tower in the yard at Monticello on a spring evening. The power tonight is Southern Railway #401, a... (more)