An exhibit at the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth will be featured Thursday (Sept. 19) on the Travel Channel.
According to travelchannel.com, the rail car Superb, built by Pullman in 1911, will be featured on a Mysteries at the Museum episode that is scheduled to air at 9 p.m.
The museum website says of the car: "In 1923, used by President Warren Harding for cross-country tour; later carried his casket in funeral train from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. Temporarily renamed Pope Pius XI in 1926 Cardinals' Train from New York to Chicago. Ran as office car for C&WC (#101), ACL (#101), SCL (#301). Heavyweight; original floor plan. Donated by SCL 1967.
“This is the last passenger car in existence known to have carried a president’s body in state to D.C.,” Jeffrey Hildebrand, marketing manager for the museum, told the Gwinnett Daily Post.
A video of the Travel Channel segment on the rail car is attached.
The museum is located at 3595 Buford Highway in Duluth.
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