Living History Program: World War II MP
Library of Congress, FSA
Step back in time to the Second World War and join a Military Police Sergeant for a look at the close relationship between the military and the American Railroads.
Tour begins at the red sign "Living History Begins Here" next to the Big Boy locomotive on the North side of the Parking Lot. Included in the Park Entrance Fee.
Possible weather warning. This is an outdoor program.
Did You Know?
Though made of steel, the tires on a steam locomotive wear out. A new tire is cut slightly too small and then it is heated until it expands. After workers slide it onto the wheel, the tire shrinks as it cools and is locked into place. Learn more about steam locomotive maintenance at Steamtown NHS. More...