The objects around us—transportation artifacts as well as many others—have words on them. We’re so used to this that we hardly even notice. But take a closer look at what objects say, and why.
CTA Car 6719—From Scrap to History
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.