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November 2020

Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Rides

November 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$10

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive!

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Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Rides

November 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$10

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive!

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Virtual Event: Meet the Artist – Photographer Stephen Mallon

November 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join photographer Stephen Mallon and NMIH Curator Andria Zaia as they take a deep dive into the stories behind Stephen's photos.

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December 2020

Meet the Manufacturer: Stephen S. Tang of Orasure Technologies

December 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

NMIH's new Meet the Manufacturer series will begin with a preview event on December 3rd at 7pm featuring Dr. Stephen S. Tang, President and CEO of Bethlehem’s OraSure Technologies, Inc.  The talk will feature a live, interactive question and answer session and stream via the museum’s website, Facebook page, and YouTube page. The first program will be moderated by Don Cunningham, the President and CEO of the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC). OraSure is on the frontlines of the…

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January 2021

Virtual Event: Digging Up Bethlehem Steel’s History in Latin America

January 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

While the rise and fall of Bethlehem Steel is well-documented, the Corporation’s global impact particularly from places where they sourced raw materials is less well-known. From 1913 until 1971, the Bethlehem Steel Corporation operated iron mines in Chile, shipping ore to the US through the Panama Canal. Chilean iron ore was essential to Bethlehem Steel’s World War II production, cementing the ties between Latin America and the Lehigh Valley. While the histories of Mexican and Puerto Rican workers illustrate Bethlehem…

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Virtual Lecture: Meet the Manufacturer with Stargazer Cast Iron

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

The National Museum of Industrial History kicks off its 2021 Meet the Manufacturer Virtual Lecture Series this Sunday, January 31st at 7pm with Peter Huntley, CEO & Founder of Stargazer Cast Iron based in Allentown, PA. Stargazer Cast Iron was founded in 2015 by professional kitchenware designer, Peter Huntley, a graduate of Lafayette College in Easton. After years of working in both fine art and industrial applications and most recently designing glass and ceramic products for major brands including Disney…

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February 2021

Virtual Lecture: Meet the Manufacturer with Amorphic Tech

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

The National Museum of Industrial History continues its 2021 Meet the Manufacturer Virtual Lecture Series on Sunday, February 28th at 7pm with Andrew Schevets, President of Amorphic Tech Ltd. After spending several years supporting the water and rotating machinery industries, Andrew Schevets sought to create a technical solution to bring water technologies and industrial equipment to life.  At the close of 2013, Amorphic Tech Ltd was founded.  Over the years, as their top-tier manufacturing capabilities have grown, so has their customer…

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March 2021

The Corliss Comes Alive

March 13
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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Virtual Museum: Meet the Manufacturer with Stuffed Puffs

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

The National Museum of Industrial History continues its 2021 Meet the Manufacturer Virtual Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 31st at 7pm with Mike Tierney, CEO & Founder of Stuffed Puffs. Michael Tierney is an American entrepreneur and the creator of the confectionery brand, Stuffed Puffs. After being awarded Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in 2018 for his work in creating the better-for-you gluten-free brand Mikey’s, Mike developed his own proprietary technology and manufacturing processes for Stuffed Puffs to create one of…

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April 2021

Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

April 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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