'All Aboard' Museum Support Center Bus

ID: SIA2009-2211 and 89-4260-10

Creator: Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1989

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 98-015, Box 2, Folder: April 1989

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Staffers, going to and from the Museum Support Center, Silver Hill Facility (MSC), can ride in the new 20-passenger bus which was formally launched on February 6, 1989. The bus is beside the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) . NMNH's Deputy Director James Tyler uses the ceremonial scissors to cut the ribbon while Plant Services Deputy Director Mike Sofield holds the ribbon taut. Two ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held: one at MSC and one at Natural History.


  • Tyler, James C. 1935-
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Museum Support Center
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Featured in Torch, April 1989

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 98-015, Box 2, Folder: April 1989

Contact information

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



Restrictions & Rights



  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Sofield, Mike
  • Buses
  • Transportation
  • Silver Hill Facility (Maryland)
  • Bus
  • Ceremonies


Suitland (Md.)


  • Photographic print
  • Event
  • Exterior

ID Number

SIA2009-2211 and 89-4260-10

Physical description

Color: Black and white; Size: 9.5w x 6 3/4h; Type of Image: Event; Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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