National Railroad Museum to host WWII re-enactment

Associated Press

Born of the ingenuity of Sir Nigel Gresley, British Railways #60008 is among the fastest steam locomotives in the world. The locomotive is capable of speeds in excess of 100 m.p.h. The British named #60008 to honor Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower for his command work during World War II. Photo: Image by Studio 44: National Railroad Museum collection

National Railroad Museum to host WWII re-enactment

CREATED Jun. 27, 2013

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The National Railroad Museum in Green Bay is gearing up to host its annual World War II re-enactment.

The re-enactment is scheduled for July 13 and July 14. The event will include German, English and American encampments and battles as well as an actress playing Eleanor Roosevelt. Costumed re-enactors will provide guided tours of the museum's train coaches.

Admission costs $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and $6.50 for children ages four through 12.