KRM's Monon BL2 leads an excursion through the woods at Nelsonville.
Rare birds indeed were Monon’s nine Alco C628s (400-408), acquired in 1964. A third of the entire roster is shown at Louisville’s Youngtown Yard in June 1965. The Hoosier Line deemed the big-foote... (more)
KRM's Monon BL2 #32 performs a run-by on a fantrip northbound on the Monon north of New Albany, IN. The Louisville to Bloomington and return excursion had an unexpected delay at Bedford on the re... (more)
From the archives of the Bluegrass Railway Museum. Monon 207, sits at Union Station in Louisville, KY on 9-1-1963. Scanned from a printed photo. Photographer unknown.
The northbound Monon Thoroughbred gets underway (on time) from Louisville for its all day trip to Chicago. The baggage floats on the right are loaded with express shipments for L&N train 4, due in... (more)
Monon train #5, the southbound Thoroughbred arriving from Chicago. The photo was taken at the north end of the K&IT yard in Louisville. The train will continue on the K&IT main to K&... (more)
Ex. Milwaukee Road F7 painted in Monon colors brings up
the other end of the Indiana State Fair train at Fishers.
On the other end NKP 587 has the honors of pulling the train south.
This museum is an awesome find for anyone into signals. There are at least 25 different signals there.
With the influx of great photos recording the last days of the old Monon semaphores, I thought it might be fitting to share a photo of the semaphores when Monon power still ruled the rails. There... (more)