Dwight D. Eisenhower locomotive meets its sister Mallard in UK's National Railway Museum
(Source: The Press, February 7, 2013)
YORK, England — The newly-restored sister of the world’s fastest steam locomotive, Mallard, has joined the record breaker to take pride of place in York, writes Naomi Nightingale.
The Dwight D Eisenhower has been unveiled to the public at the National Railway Museum (NRM) following its return to the UK in October last year.
The restoration of the transatlantic traveller attracted support from The Friends of the National Railway Museum which donated £50,000.
The Doncaster-built locomotive was given to the US when it was re-named after one of its presidents.
Full story: The Press
Thursday, February 07, 2013