Normally former Canadian National FPA-4 #6789 pulls short passenger trains on the Monticello Railway Museum tracks, but today it is earning freight revenue as is switches out stored freight cars f... (more)
Monticello Railway Museum and Norfolk Southern every December put on a kick ass Christmas Special that runs between Decatur to Illiopolis and back that runs on the Illinois Division's Springfield-... (more)
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, a 2-8-0 consolidation type, and a product of the Baldwin Locomotive Works, is seen here crossing the flooded Camp Creek. As some of you may recall, it was a beautiful summer in the M... (more)
The Southern 401, a 1908 product of Baldwin in the 2-8-0 "Consolidation" wheel arrangement backs out of the shops in Monticello and past the water column to start another fun filled day ... (more)
Wabash 1189, a F7 type from the Canadian side, now lives and works at the Monticello Railway Museum in Monticello, Illinois. Here it seen shoving its train out on a beautiful September Day during ... (more)
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 hammers across Township Road momentarily disturbing the peace of an early Sunday morning.
The early fall sees apples falling from the trees as former Southern Railway 2-8-0 #401 approaches downtown Monticello.
Former Wabash F7 1189 wheels a heavyweight train through the Illinois farmland during the Monticello Railway Museum/s Railroad Weekend event.
Former Wabash F7 1189 is at the point of a heavyweight passenger train being operated as part of the Monticello Railway Museum/s Railroad Weekend event.
Southern Railway 2-8-0 #401 rolls through the Illinois farmland north of Monticello proper on a Sunday afternoon.