Thousands Salute Bush Funeral Train 4141

It was the first presidential funeral train journey since Dwight D. Eisenhower's remains went from Washington to his native Kansas 49 years ago.

  • Published 6 December 2018
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HOUSTON (AP) — Thousands waved and cheered along the route as funeral train 4141 — for the 41st president — carried George H.W. Bush's remains toward their final resting place in Texas on Thursday, his last journey as a week of national remembrance took on a decidedly personal feel in an emotional home state farewell. Some people laid coins along the tracks that wound through small town Texas so a 420,000-pound locomotive pulling the nation's… Read at AP News