Monticello Railway Museum's first steam engine, an 0-4-0T saddle tank engine, greets guests at the end of an off ramp off Hwy 72. The engine was built by the American Locomotive Works in 1925 for... (more)
Western Indiana Aggregate & Stone's 0-4-0T No. 1 greets the public by an off ramp of Interstate 72 in Monticello, IL. Taking the turn at the entrance to Iron Horse Place will lead railfans to the... (more)
The Monticello Railway Museum This is the logo of the Monticello Railway Museum featuring Southern 2-8-0 No. 401. The not-for-profit museum was founded in 1966 and was originally known as... (more)
Illinois Central GP-11 No. 8733, (built in 1980) pulls a MOW train north through Monticello, IL during Monticello Railway Museum's Rai... (more)
Good bye, Monticello... An Illinois Central MOW train brings the last remnants of rail and ties that once ran from Cisco, Illinois through to Monticello. The IC abandoned the line but fort... (more)
Southern 401 backs through the museum grounds in Monticello as seen from the newly built Stair tower.
MRM's nicely restored CN FPA-4 departs the Nelson Crossing depot with another trip.
IC GP11 8733 backs a MoW train past the Monticello Railway Museum's depot in downtown Monticello.
Wabash 1189 is a 1952 built F-7A locomotive. Its restored and hauling tourists for the Monticello Railway Museum. Prior to the museum, this locomotive operated on the Norfolk & Western Railway and... (more)
Southern Railway 2-8-0 #401 rounds a bend on an approach into Monticello, IL on a warm muggy day in July. SOU #401 runs on excursion only one weekend per month at the Monticello Railway Museum fr... (more)
Monticello Railway Museum's restored and fully operational H-4 class 2-8-0 #401 simmers in the shop preparing for a series of multiple excursions. No. 401 was built by Baldwin in 1907. Amazingly... (more)
Southern 401 sits in front of the old Wabash depot in downtown Monticello.
Southern 401 arrives back at the Monticello Railway Museum with its train.
CN 6789 sits in front of the historic Wabash depot in downtown Monticello.
Southern 401 leads its train back into the museum grounds at Monticello.