Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination and funeral with an historic recreation of his final trip from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, IL.

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Thank you to Jay Shefsky and his team at WTTW Chicago for their continued support of this project!

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Historic Undertaking

The "United States" was the railroad equivalent of Air Force One. Lincoln never rode in it alive. It was converted to a funeral car after his death.

The recreation of the historic Lincoln funeral train, and its route from D.C. to Springfield, Ill., is an undertaking of historic proportions.

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