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Trains & Troops Come Marching In

Trains & Troops Come Marching In

Posted on October 23, 2023

Join our salute to American railroads and the United States military, service men and women, during the 23rd annual Trains & Troops at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania on Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5.

The Red Rose Veterans Honor Guard will present the colors at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. The Lampeter-Strasburg Community Band will perform a repertoire of Americana and patriotic music on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.    The Victory Society will present a period fashion show on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

A fascinating array of military, railway and homefront vehicles, uniforms, equipment, field gear, maps, books, photographs, memorabilia and collectibles will be on display.  Visitors also will encounter military, railroader and civilian living history re-enactors from various eras in our nation’s history throughout the Museum.  Scheduled for Trains & Troops at press time were:

  • 2nd Infantry Division Korean War Reenactors
  • 15th Army Air Force 461sb Bomb Group, 765 Bomb Squadron
  • 30th Infantry Division Military Police
  • 108th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Company L
  • 110th Infantry, 28th Division, Company L
  • 724th Railroad Operating Battalion
  • Federal Generals Headquarters
  • Fort Mott
  • Fox Company 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
  • Kilroy’s Homefront Commandos
  • Larry Alexander, Author
  • MACV Advisors Team 13 Saigon
  • Medical Trains
  • Miss Victory on the Homefront
  • Office of Strategic Services in World War II
  • Pat Jeanne Davis, Author
  • Railroad Operations on the Homefront
  • Railway Artillery Army Ground Forces Association
  • Remembering the Korean War
  • Stahlhem’s Military Collectibles
  • The Cold Warrior, U. S. S. Mullinex
  • The Victory Society
  • The War Years Society
  • U. S. Army Vietnam War Military Advisors Association
  • U. S. Chaplain Corps
  • Women’s Army Corps
  • World War II Infantry Display

 

Bring a new and unwrapped toy to donate on behalf of children who benefit from the U. S. Marine Corps Toys For Tots program!

Purchase your tickets here for the 1940s Swing Dance, featuring the Moonlighters big band performing live on Saturday night!