Southern No. 401 brings an excursion back from downtown Monticello on a beautiful Spring day.
Southern No. 401 rounds a bend out of the residential area and on towards downtown Monticello.
Southern 2-8-0 #401 pulls a return excursion north over a small trestle on the outskirts of downtown Monticello, IL.
Southern 2-8-0 #401
Built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in December of 1907 for the Southern Railway Company. It was later sold in 1949 to the Alabama Asphaltic Limestone Company before eventu... (more)
Southern 2-8-0 #401 chuggs past "Stair" tower while en route to downtown Monticello. The membership raised and donated $75,000 to construct this wood framed tower which was dedicated on... (more)
Southern 2-8-0 #401 simmers at Nelson Crossing preparing for the first run of the day. Each day of operation, the engine pulls out of the engine house and pauses just past the depot stopping next... (more)
BOFC Boiler on Flat Car
In 1995, a significant donation to the Monticello Railway Museum came along with a request to restore a steam engine to service. Several candidates were reviewed... (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)
Southern 401 backs through the museum grounds in Monticello as seen from the newly built Stair tower.
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.
Southern 401 leads its train back into the museum grounds at Monticello.
Southern Railway 2-8-0 #401 hammers across Township Road momentarily disturbing the peace of an early Sunday morning.