Museum units rest for the next train rides.
Made In Paducah
How many can say that a museum had bought an Illinois Central Locomotive, and run it as is, even in it's last paint scheme before retirement. IC 8733 started its c... (more)
IC GP11 8733 leads a photo freight in downtown Monticello.
IC 8733 leads the photo freight past Stair Tower.
IC GP11 8733 backs a photo freight past the historic Wabash depot in downtown Monticello.
Southbound local on the IC Grenada District at Fannie May, MS - March 1998. The lead unit, IC 8733, is preserved at the Monticello Railway Museum today.
At the time of this photo the Illinois Central had been under CN control for about a month, but things still look like the old IC as this local heads south on the Grenada District behind a pair of... (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)
IC GP11 8733 backs a MoW train past the Monticello Railway Museum's depot in downtown Monticello.
IC GP11 8733 sits in downtown Monticello with the museum's all IC work train. Only at the Monticello Railway Museum can you find a 100% authentic IC work train in operation!
Friendly waves all around!
8733 is all set for another run into town. She sure looks good.
IC GP11 8733 pulls a passenger train south to downtown Monticello late in the day.
In the Monticello depot a preserved interlocking machine is dark and the telegraph sounder is quiet as the museum passenger train loads in the rain for the trip back.