Unfortunately, the Alco wasn't "in steam!" Here RS-3u #308 is being shunted at the Monticello Railway Museum shops by Wabash F7A #1189.
After a fifteen year all volunteer restoration by the hard working crew at the Monticello Railway Museum, Southern Railway 401 is again under steam.
Southern 401 was built in December of 1907. It... (more)
SOU 401 makes a switch in the yard at Monticello. I highly approve of the idea of a Southern Consolidation handling a Wabash outside braced, wooden boxcar in the year 2010 - very down to earth and... (more)
Shoving out of downtown Monticello on a fine Saturday afternoon.
SOU 401 shoves her train out of downtown Monticello as she returns to the museum site at Nelson's Crossing during the first of four trips on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon.
Southern #401 leads the museum's excursion train south towards Nelson's Crossing at track speed. This weekend is only the second weekend of operations for the loco since it's restoration and debu... (more)
Restored Southern 401 taking on water the weekend of its maiden runs.
Inside the engine house engineer Jeff sits behind the controls of restored steam engine Southern 401 the day of its inaugural runs.
An excursion from the Monticello Railway Museum brings a passenger train into the Wabash Depot in downtown Monticello.
A young boy covers his ears as Southern Consolidation #401 chugs south towards downtown Monticello.
Operation Lifesaver locomotive loaned by NS to the Monticello Railway Museum for Railroad Days. Looks nice hooked up with a Norfolk & Western caboose.
Checking the giant wheel assembly on Southern 401 during a stop at the Wabash Depot in downtown Monticello.
Admirers look on as Southern Railway #401 simmers at the Monticello Depot waiting for its run back north to the depot at Nelson's Crossing.
After making its final run of the day, the 401 backs into Nelson's Crossing.
Southern 401 returns to the rails under its own power for the first time in fifty years. The 2-8-0 steam engine was restored over a 15 year period.