"We just rode on the railroads all the time, and I've never forgotten it", Bush said at the time, recalling how he took trains, and often slept on them, during trips as a child with his family.
Some visitors waited for hours Wednesday night to pay tribute to Bush, who will be buried Thursday following a funeral at St. Martin's Episcopal Church.
Former US president George W. Bush shared a light moment with former First Lady Michelle Obama at the funeral for his father George H.W. Bush on Wednesday, appearing to slip her a piece of candy before the service began.
She said Bush believed "service was all important and conveyed that to his children". Blair House is also known as the President's Guest House.
Barr left is seen here in November 1991 after being sworn in as Bush's attorney general
Bush can be seen digging an item out of his left pocket as he approached the front pew of the National Cathedral, where President Trump and first lady Melania Trump, as well as three former Democratic presidents and first ladies, were seated. Bush's casket, along with relatives and close friends, for around 70 miles (113 kilometers).
Former US president George H.W. Bush, who helped steer America through the end of the Cold War, has died at age 94, his family announced late Friday.
Former Sen. Bob Dole salutes the flag-draped casket containing the remains of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Dec. 4, 2018.
At least 90 Ndrangheta mafia members arrested in Europe-wide raids
Ndrangheta is a mafia organisation from the south of Italy which has extended its influence to many other countries. In Germany, the raids constituted the country's greatest strike against the mafia, arresting 14 suspects.