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August 2022

Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

August 7 @ 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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Youth Program: Hands-on History

August 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead! Join us as we inspire future innovators in this free drop-in family program presented in partnership with Bethlehem Area Public Library. We'll read about different aspects of S.T.E.A.M. throughout the summer!

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Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

August 21 @ 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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September 2022

Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

September 4 @ 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

September 11
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

September 18 @ 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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October 2022

Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

October 2 @ 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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Steel Weekend & Steelworkers Reunion

October 15 @ 10:00 am - October 16 @ 5:00 pm
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 East Second Street
Bethlehem, 18015 United States
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Join us for a celebration of all things steel on October 15th and 16th at NMIH. Featuring live demonstrations, youth activities, pop-up exhibits, guided tours and more.

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Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

October 16 @ 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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December 2022

The Corliss Comes Alive

December 10
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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