The 2008 MCI J4500 includes a kitchenette and a lounge area with satellite television and surround sound. Plus there’s a vintage Santa Fe train horn, with its button right next to Haggard’s on-board easy chair.
Haggard selected the Super Chief name and logo as a nod to a famed passenger train on the Santa Fe line. Only Jimmie Rodgers himself is more synonymous with railroads than Haggard, who grew up living in a converted Santa Fe box car and collected model trains as an adult.
Tour buses sometimes sell for over $300,000, and that’s when they don’t have a legendary backstory.
Further, the Burley Auction Gallery knows a thing or two about selling off rare collectibles. Past auctions found new homes for rare pieces from a Roy Rogers and Dale Evans museum, as well as part of Eddie Wilson’s Armadillo World Headquarters collection.