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A Portrait of Lincoln Hung over the Cowcatcher of the Nashville.

Western Reserve Historical Society1865

Ford's Theatre
Ford's Theatre

View of steam locomotive "Old Nashville" at the Willson Street Station in Cleveland, Ohio, April 28, 1865. This was just one of many locomotives used by various railroad to pull the Lincoln funeral train. This locomotive was owned by the Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati Railroad and pulled the funeral train from Cleveland to Columbus. This photograph is the best image of any of the various funeral train locomotives and so all models of the "official" Lincoln funeral train rely on this engine.

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  • Title: A Portrait of Lincoln Hung over the Cowcatcher of the Nashville.
  • Creator: Western Reserve Historical Society
  • Date Created: 1865
  • External Link: Western Reserve Historical Society

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