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The Inaugural Express: Abraham Lincoln’s Train Journey from Springfield to Washington

One of my favorite trains—and there are several—is the Inaugural Express, the series of trains taken by President-elect Lincoln as he made his famous journey from his home in Springfield to the Executive Mansion in Washington. Standardization of track sizes … Continue reading

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