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March 2021

Exhibit – Machines of Interest: The Selected Works of Stephen Mallon

March 3 - August 29

Photographer Stephen Mallon shares a collection of his most captivating, riveting, and thought-provoking pieces in his new exhibit at NMIH.

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May 2021

Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$20

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive! Situated in the museum’s park area, the 1941 Whitcomb diesel-electric locomotive was used at Bethlehem Steel in the Electric Furnace Melt Shop where it moved charging buggies filled with scrap metal. Restored by museum volunteers and staff to working condition, the train operates on a little over 100 feet of demonstration track. During this educational experience participants will be…

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Virtual Event: Creating ‘Machines of Interest’ with Photographer Stephen Mallon

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join photographer Stephen Mallon as he explains the gear, process, and more behind making his photos.

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Virtual Museum: Meet the Manufacturer with Lehigh Valley Plastics

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

NMIH continues its 2021 Meet the Manufacturer Virtual Lecture Series with Shelly Slotter McWilliams, President of Lehigh Valley Plastics

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June 2021

Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$20

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive! Situated in the museum’s park area, the 1941 Whitcomb diesel-electric locomotive was used at Bethlehem Steel in the Electric Furnace Melt Shop where it moved charging buggies filled with scrap metal. Restored by museum volunteers and staff to working condition, the train operates on a little over 100 feet of demonstration track. During this educational experience participants will be…

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The Corliss Comes Alive

June 12
Included in museum admission

The Corliss engine will run at 11:30am and 2:30pm. For more than a decade the museum’s staff, volunteers, and community partners worked to restore our massive 115-ton Corliss steam engine to working order, 105 years after being built by the Snow Steam Pump Works in Buffalo, N.Y. The engine was used by the York Water Company and pumped eight million gallons of water per day. Today the engine, the most powerful operating water works steam engine in North America, is…

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Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$20

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive! Situated in the museum’s park area, the 1941 Whitcomb diesel-electric locomotive was used at Bethlehem Steel in the Electric Furnace Melt Shop where it moved charging buggies filled with scrap metal. Restored by museum volunteers and staff to working condition, the train operates on a little over 100 feet of demonstration track. During this educational experience participants will be…

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Virtual Museum: Meet the Manufacturer

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

NMIH continues its 2021 Meet the Manufacturer Virtual Lecture Series with Shelly Slotter McWilliams, President of Lehigh Valley Plastics

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July 2021

Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

July 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$20

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive! Situated in the museum’s park area, the 1941 Whitcomb diesel-electric locomotive was used at Bethlehem Steel in the Electric Furnace Melt Shop where it moved charging buggies filled with scrap metal. Restored by museum volunteers and staff to working condition, the train operates on a little over 100 feet of demonstration track. During this educational experience participants will be…

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Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$20

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive! Situated in the museum’s park area, the 1941 Whitcomb diesel-electric locomotive was used at Bethlehem Steel in the Electric Furnace Melt Shop where it moved charging buggies filled with scrap metal. Restored by museum volunteers and staff to working condition, the train operates on a little over 100 feet of demonstration track. During this educational experience participants will be…

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