Railway Damage and Reconstruction

Brennan Train Master Havre 1943

U.S. Army Pullman Cars for the wounded magazine ad

764th US Army Transportation Corp Steam Engine 1807 taken at 764th Railway Shop Battalion stationed near Le Mans, France in 1945

35th Engineers

** these engineers worked on some very interesting rail bridges ... Returning to the United States in July and August 1943, the regiment was next stationed at Camp White, Oregon. The regiment was broken up at Camp White on 25 September 1943. Its HQs became the headquarters of the 1122d Engineer Combat Group, and its 1st and 2nd Battalions became the 35th and 145th Engineer Combat Battalions, respectively. The 35th trained at Camp White until April 1944, and then served in Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, and central Europe campaigns of World War II and received a Croix de guerre from the government of Luxembourg. The battalion returned to the United States in September 1945 and was inactivated on the 17th of that month at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey.

753rd Railway Shop Battalion Co. C Invitation and letter

Company ‘C’ 753rd Railway Shop Battalion invitation to SECOND OVERSEAS ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FOR COMPANY ‘C’ 753 RAILWAY SHOP BN TENTH OF FEBRUARY 1945… Also a letter thanking ‘BEN’ for his service and urging him to attend. Signed by F.J. Kossuth Captain TC Commanding

753rd ROB Co c Invitation by Nancy

759th Choo- Choo News 759th Railway Operating Battalion 1943

759th Cho Choo News 1943 by Nancy