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How Did You Do It? Moving the 1401 into the Museum
How Did You Do It? Moving the 1401 into the Museum
Making the Exhibition
Curated by:
Susan Tolbert



Go There
In 1961, the Museum acquired its heaviest object ever. See how the Southern Railway locomotive 1401 was moved into the Museum.
CTA Car 6719—From Scrap to History
CTA Car 6719—From Scrap to History
Making the Exhibition
Curated by:
Bonnie Lilienfeld



Go There
Follow the story of Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) rapid-transit car 6719 from the day it was delivered to the transit agency to the day it was placed in the Smithsonian’s new transportation exhibition, America on the Move.
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