George Bush’s funeral train revives an old tradition used for Lincoln and Trudeau
Thursday, 6 December 2018 () George H.W. Bush‘s funeral educate is a throwback to an generation when U.S. presidents, Canadian top ministers and British monarchs had been honoured with railway excursions after their deaths. Bush, who died remaining week on the age of 94, is scheduled to go back and forth roughly 113 kilometres via suburban Houston on a funeral …
Some people laid coins along the tracks that wound through small town Texas so a 420,000-pound locomotive pulling the nation's first funeral train in nearly half a century could crunch them into souvenirs.
According to Reuters.com, "The body of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was brought to the burial site at his presidential library in Texas on Thursday after a funeral at a Houston church where..
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