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Green Bay rail museum's Dwight D. Eisenhower steam locomotive returning to England

(Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 4, 2012)

GREEN BAY, Wisc. The mighty steam engine named after Dwight Eisenhower is about to get its passport stamped again. Almost half a century ago, the locomotive and coal tender traveled from England via rail and sea to Green Bay, where it has attracted thousands of train fans and World War II history buffs to the National Railroad Museum.

Soon it will head back across the pond for the 75th anniversary celebration of the world speed record for steam locomotives. The record wasn't set by the London and North Eastern Railway A4 locomotive housed in a climate-controlled building in Green Bay. But since there are only six surviving A4 steam engines in the world, the Eisenhower is highly sought after.

Full story: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Friday, May 04, 2012

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