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Transportation exhibition, National Museum (now the Arts and Industries Building), about 1890Transportation exhibition, National Museum (now the Arts and Industries Building), about 1890

In the late nineteenth century, the National Museum's technology collections included modes of transportation used by cultures around the world. Dog sledges from Alaska, wagons from New Mexico, elephant saddles from India, and a sled from Norway, complete with a reindeer, were displayed along with steam locomotives such as the John Bull (visible at the lower right).

See also: Locomotives, Transportation

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