Leaving the station

President-elect <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007408" title="Barack Obama" href="/topic/politics/government/barack-obama-PEPLT007408.topic">Barack Obama</a> stands on board a train during the first slow roll at Myrtle and Marion Avenues, near Claymont, Del. in transit to Baltimore, Md. Obama and his family have been traveling today by train from <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101023010000" title="Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)" href="/topic/us/pennsylvania/philadelphia-county/philadelphia-%28philadelphia-pennsylvania%29-PLGEO100101023010000.topic">Philadelphia</a> to Washington and will stop with Vice President-elect <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007548" title="Joe Biden" href="/topic/politics/government/joe-biden-PEPLT007548.topic">Joe Biden</a> and his wife in Baltimore, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100600000000" title="Maryland" href="/topic/us/maryland-PLGEO100100600000000.topic">Maryland</a> before ending the trip in the nation's capitol. Former President <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST002241" title="Abraham Lincoln" href="/topic/politics/government/presidents-of-the-united-states/abraham-lincoln-PEHST002241.topic">Abraham Lincoln</a> also took a pre-inaugural whistle-stop tour in 1861.
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( Pool photo by Chang W. Lee / January 17, 2009 )

President-elect Barack Obama stands on board a train during the first slow roll at Myrtle and Marion Avenues, near Claymont, Del. in transit to Baltimore, Md. Obama and his family have been traveling today by train from Philadelphia to Washington and will stop with Vice President-elect Joe Biden and his wife in Baltimore, Maryland before ending the trip in the nation's capitol. Former President Abraham Lincoln also took a pre-inaugural whistle-stop tour in 1861.

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