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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



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In 1961, the Museum acquired its heaviest object ever. See how the Southern Railway locomotive 1401 was moved into the Museum.
Exhibiting Transportation at the Smithsonian
Exhibiting Transportation at the Smithsonian
Arts and Leisure
Curated by:
Steven Lubar



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The Smithsonian began collecting artifacts of transportation history in the 1880s, and has continued to do so ever since. Transportation has played a special role in the Smithsonian’s technological collections ...
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