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.
Conductor Brinkman checks over Southern 401 inside of the engine house the morning of the restored locomotives inaugural runs.
Recently restored Southern 401 returns to the yard to await the later night photo session. It is passing the Nelson's crossing station, the museum's main station.
Southern, serves the midwest! Recently restored Southern 401 is headed south across the Camp Creek Bridge during one of the only periods of light for the whole day. Soon it will power upgra... (more)
After a fifteen year restoration by the volunteers of the Monticello Railway Museum, Southern 401, a Baldwin Locomotive Works H4 2-8-0 built in November of 1907, debuted on Saturday and Sunday dur... (more)