Southern Railway No. 401 poses with a freight at Stair Tower during a night photo session during the Southern Rail Productions photo charter. The photo charter ran from May 17-18, 2018 on the prop... (more)
Southern 401 brings its train into Monticello, IL.
Southern 401 departs Neslon Crossing Station.
Southern Railway 401: Southern Railway 2-8-0 number 401 is in charge of a mixed freight train as it heads through the countryside of central Illinois. This was part of a photo event put on ... (more)
On a humid spring evening, Southern Railway 401 leads a mixed extra into Nelson Crossing as the tower operator looks on. This was a staged scene as part of a photo charter put on by Southern Rail ... (more)
Now arriving at Nelson Crossing. On the evening before the Southern Rail Productions Charter, personnel from the Monticello Railway Museum finish assembling a vintage mixed train behind Sou... (more)
Passing under Lizard Creek Bridge. As Southern 401 chugs slowly through downtown Monticello, she passes under the Lizard Creek Railroad Bridge. This structure dates back to 1902 and has ca... (more)
Departing the Monticello Grain Co. Elevator. Running on one leg of a wye that the museum shares with Norfolk Southern, the Southern 401 pulls her mixed train past the massive grain elevator... (more)
Arriving in Downtown Monticello. With just one passenger waiting on the platform, Southern 401 brings her mixed train into the historic Wabash depot in downtown Monticello, IL in the aftern... (more)
Picnic at Camp Creek. A young couple enjoying a quiet picnic in the meadow below Camp Creek Trestle has their discussions interrupted by the passage of a Southern Freight, headed to a nearb... (more)
Cresting the hill at Township Road. A pair of vintage cars observe the crossing signals as Southern 401 and her mixed train crest the hill at Township Road, just outside Monticello, IL, wak... (more)
Watching the local roll past. A citizen in a residential neighborhood gets a close look at a Southern Railway local mixed train as she rolls into town to drop some loads for area businesses... (more)
Southern 401 and a local mixed. In what may be a first since her 2010 restoration, Southern Consolidation #401 hauls a period mixed local on the grounds of the Monticello Railway Museum for... (more)