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Return to:   Warren G. Harding - On June 20, 1923, President Harding and the First Lady (Florence Kling Harding) embarked on a speaking tour through the West and into Alaska.
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Head of nation becomes pilot of engine on government railroad


Title taken from verso. At Wasilla the President climbed into the cab and received some instruction from Engineer Brayford before taking the throttle for the 26-mile run into Willow. President Harding in cab of #618 engine.

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