Funeral Train

Funeral Train

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A funeral train is a train specially chartered in order to carry a coffin or coffins to a resting place. Funeral trains today are often reserved for leaders and national heroes, as part of a state funeral, but in the past were sometimes the chief means of transporting coffins and mourners to graveyards. Funeral trains remain mostly steam locomotive hauled, due to the more romantic image of the steam train against more modern diesel or electric locomotives.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135698583
  • 9786135698589