It's early in the morning, and MRYM crews are moving equipment into position for the day's festivities. Here, SOU 2-8-0 401 backs out after a stop at the station, sending out a good burst of water... (more)
Passengers prepare to board Southern 401's train at the Monticello Railway Museum for a trip to downtown Monticello.
Southern 401 departs the Monticello Railway Museum on another run to downtown Monticello.
Southern 401, a 1907 Baldwin, rounds a curve into downtown Monticello as it powers a Monticello Railway Museum excursion during the museum’s Railroad Days event, which sees an expanded train sched... (more)
Southern 401 poses next to Stair Tower, as it prepares to pull into the station to take on passengers.
Southern 401 sits in front of Stair tower, waiting for another train to pull into the depot before it can depart.
Southern 2-8-0 401 pulls out from Stair Tower, putting out a lot of steam as it gets going.
Southern 2-8-0 #401 brings a mid-afternoon excursion through a park and on towards the depot in downtown Monticello.
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)