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Contractor photo (project no. 49210) showing the Railroad Hall in the nearly completed Museum of History and Technology. The photo is taken from the top of a small flight of steps leading into the exhibition area, notable especially for its floor-to-ceiling bank of windows and its exposed ceiling.


  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • Railroad Hall (NMHT)
  • National Collections


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 6, Folder: 4

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



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  • Railroads
  • Trains
  • Museum buildings
  • Exhibitions
  • Interiors
  • Windows
  • Railroads--Trains


  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

295 (not SI)

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8x10; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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