Locomotive, car from Bush funeral train on display in Omaha

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A crowd gathers near Spring, Texas, to watch the passing of President George H.W. Bush's funeral train on Dec. 6, 2018. The locomotive and car that carried the president's remains are now on display in Omaha.
Matthew Holman

OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific is placing the locomotive that led President George H.W. Bush’s funeral train, and the passenger car that carried Bush’s casket, on temporary display in Omaha, the Associated Press reports.

Today (Sunday, Dec. 9), locomotive No. 4141 and former postal car Council Bluffs will be on display at Home Plate, 1001 N. 11th Street, adjacent to T.D. Ameritrade Park, the site of the College World Series. UP often displays equipment at the site during the college baseball event.

Gates will open at 1:30 p.m. (CST). The locomotive and car are scheduled to arrive at 2 p.m.; gates will close at 5 p.m.

The locomotive and car will remain on display, but behind locked gates, until noon Wednesday.

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