Power Machinery Hall, A & I Building

ID: 44518-D or MAH-44518D

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: opened 1957

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 20

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Summary

The Power Machinery Hall opened in 1957 in the Arts and Industries Building. This photo shows, from left to right, a John Stevens marine boiler (1804); a group of boiler models in wall cases; a large photo mural of 1400 hp Corliss engine from the Centennial Exposition in 1876; a Corliss beam pumping engine, c. 1880; a horizontal slide valve steam engine (1864); and a John Stevens boat engine (1804).

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 20

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

opened 1957

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Power Hall (A&I)
  • Marine boiler
  • Steam engines
  • Exhibitions
  • Machinery

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

44518-D or MAH-44518D

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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