In 1972 the Gulf Mobile and Ohio Railroad became a fallen
flag after merging with Illinois Central. In Warrensburg, Missouri, however the
calendar is frozen in the 1960's! Maroon and red covered wagons, black and white
hood units, and red and white Geeps, ply their way from Chicago to St. Louis on
the territory known as "The Alton Route." Prototype operation is the backbone of
the railroad and we welcome guest operators or gandy-dancers at any time!
The Ladies and Gentlemen of the GM&O
Our Junior Operators!!!
of tour of the GM&O Eastern Division through individual town pages with
photos and other information from both the prototype and the model!
Here are videos of a recent railfan trip on the GM&O. The
filmer spent time on U.S. Route 66 between Lincoln and Springfield for
several hours catching several freight trains plying up and down the
Another new feature of our website thanks to our new website hosting service!
Four Discussion Forums on GM&O and other associated things! Check it
out... Registration required to post to the forums....
We are also getting involved in Live Steam! This link
will take you to a page of photos taken primarily on Gail Gish's Rio
Grande Scenic Railroad in Pleasant Hill, Missouri! Each year on New
Year's Day the gang gathers for an annual Polar Bear Run. ENJOY!
GM&O renovation project is complete! All the revisions were
completed in time for the ProTrak Weekend and we are currently building
northward from Joliet to Brighton Park (already in place)!!! To find out more,
click the Re-Design button!
We will host our twice-a-year "Op-til-ya-drop" on
Saturday, March 29, 2008 from 8:30 a.m. - ???? p.m. Click on the
button for more information and how to sign up!