THE PRESIDENCY: Iron Country

President Coolidge celebrated the close of his fifth year in office with a short railroad trip. It is only about a three-hour journey from Cedar Island lodge to a place called Hibbing in the Minnesota hinterland. Thither the President journeyed in a special train provided by U. S. Steel Corp., a train that had been examined and guarded with utmost care for 48 hours before its great passenger went aboard. Steel Corporation guards were posted at switches and trestles. Some 700 American Legion men were mobilized for guard duty at stations. No...

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