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Railroad museum in Green Bay turns down million-dollar offer for locomotive

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Patty Murray, Wisconsin Public Radio

Green Bay’s National Railroad Museum is turning down a million-dollar offer for one of its most popular exhibits: the “Dwight D. Eisenhower” locomotive.


The Dwight D. Eisenhower is a 1930s-era A4 locomotive, built in Britain and one of only a handful remaining. It’s named after Eisenhower because the World War II general used a similar locomotive to power his troop train.

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