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How These Snakes Caused Power Outages in Guam

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

Creator:
Smithsonian Science Education Center  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-09-21T18:26:49.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Education;Science  Search this
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Bimetal Thermostat

User:
Woodrow Wilson High School  Search this
Maker:
Chicago Apparatus Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 in x 6 in; 6.35 cm x 5.08 cm x 15.24 cm
overall: 3 in x 6 in x 2 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 15.24 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
bimetal thermostat
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Used:
United States: Ohio, Youngstown
ID Number:
2010.0235.02
Catalog number:
2010.0235.02
Accession number:
2010.0235
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-6e78-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1409584

Electrical Circuit Protection, ENG-M-54-656-608A

Collection Creator:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation  Search this
Container:
Box 77, Folder 53
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
12/28/42
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation Records, Acc. XXXX-0067, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Curtiss-Wright Corporation Records
Curtiss-Wright Corporation Records / Series 2: Technical Reports / 2.1: Air Corps Materiel Division, Reports [ACMR]
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0067-ref8237

Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company Drawings

Creator:
Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 oversize folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1948-1950
Scope and Contents:
Engineering drawings (81) of the Centralized Traffic Control Machine electrical circuits of the Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company (later Norfolk and Western Railway Company). The circuits extend from Connellsville, Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh Junction, Ohio and include those for mechanical controls, electrical signals, and telephone communications. The drawings were made in 1948-1950. The drawings are in ink on paper, mostly in the dimension 23" x 28", although some are larger.
Biographical / Historical:
The Pittsburgh & West Virginia was merged into the Norfolk & Western in 1964.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Norfolk & Western Railway Company in conjunction with Centralized Traffic Control Machine which was donated to Smithsonian in May 1978.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Railroads  Search this
Electric circuits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings -- 1940-1950
Citation:
Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company Drawings, 1948-1950, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0279
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Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0279
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Diagram of machine circuits, K31 [engineering drawing]

Creator:
Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 23.0" x 28.0")
Type:
Archival materials
Technical drawings
Date:
September 13, 1948
Arrangement:
In Box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC0279-0000001 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Electric circuits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Technical drawings
Collection Citation:
Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company Drawings, 1948-1950, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company Drawings
Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company Drawings / Designation: K31
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0279-ref521

Volume 4 Home Journal Invention Notebook

Author:
Tainter, Charles Sumner, 1854-1940  Search this
Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Mechanisms, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Tainter, Charles Sumner, 1854-1940  Search this
Hartsook Studio (San Diego, Calif.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (17.0" x 11.0".)
Container:
Box 4, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Date:
1881 November 20-1881 December 9
Scope and Contents:
Inscription on cover: Vol. 4. 1881 November 20, to December 9. This home journal written by Charles Tainter details his notes, thoughts and ideas on his inventions.
Arrangement:
In Box 3, Folder 4.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Phonograph  Search this
Sound -- Recording and reproducing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notebooks
Collection Citation:
Charles Sumner Tainter Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Charles Sumner Tainter Papers
Charles Sumner Tainter Papers / Series 2: Laboratory Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0124-ref36
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Volume 7 Home Journal Invention Notebook

Author:
Tainter, Charles Sumner, 1854-1940  Search this
Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Mechanisms, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Tainter, Charles Sumner, 1854-1940  Search this
Hartsook Studio (San Diego, Calif.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (17.0" x 11.0".)
Container:
Box 3, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Date:
1882 May 7-1882 June 16
Scope and Contents:
Inscription on cover: Vol. 7. 1882, May 7 to June 16. This home journal written by Charles Tainter details his notes, thoughts and ideas on his inventions.
Arrangement:
In Box 3, Folder 7.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Phonograph  Search this
Sound -- Recording and reproducing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notebooks
Collection Citation:
Charles Sumner Tainter Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Charles Sumner Tainter Papers
Charles Sumner Tainter Papers / Series 2: Laboratory Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Volume 11 Home Journal Invention Notebook

Author:
Tainter, Charles Sumner, 1854-1940  Search this
Collection Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Mechanisms, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Tainter, Charles Sumner, 1854-1940  Search this
Hartsook Studio (San Diego, Calif.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (17.0" x 11.0".)
Container:
Box 3, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Date:
1883 March 25-1883 June 20
Scope and Contents:
Inscription on cover: Vol. 11. 1883, March 25 to June 20. This home journal written by Charles Tainter details his notes, thoughts and ideas on his inventions.
Arrangement:
In Box 3, Folder 9.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Phonograph  Search this
Sound -- Recording and reproducing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notebooks
Collection Citation:
Charles Sumner Tainter Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Charles Sumner Tainter Papers
Charles Sumner Tainter Papers / Series 2: Laboratory Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Steven Girvin, Yale, University, January 5, 2013

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-03-04T15:20:29.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
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Slave Dial to Tower Clock

Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 4 in x 2 in; 43.18 cm x 10.16 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
slave dial
Other Terms:
slave dial; Mechanical, Weight-Driven; Tower Clock
Date made:
1880
ID Number:
ME.310570
Catalog number:
310570
Accession number:
123081
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Exhibition:
Wonderplace
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-c8fd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1295848

E. Howard and Company Tower Clock

Manufacturer:
E. Howard & Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 49 in x 25 in x 25 in; 124.46 cm x 63.5 cm x 63.5 cm
Object Name:
master clock
Other Terms:
master clock; Mechanical, Weight-Driven; Tower Clock
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1880
ID Number:
ME.310569
Catalog number:
310569
Accession number:
123081
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Exhibition:
Wonderplace
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-9d13-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Semi-automatic Telegraph Key

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 6.35 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
semi-automatic key
sending key
telegraph key
Other Terms:
telegraph key; Telegraphy
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331628
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
331628
Collector/donor number:
72-21
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Communications
Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-324e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_713630
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Vibroplex Telegraph Key

Maker:
Martin, Horace G.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 8 in x 3 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 20.32 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
semi-automatic key
telegraph key
sending key
Other Terms:
telegraph key; Telegraphy
Date made:
ca 1915
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331624
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
331624
Collector/donor number:
72-05
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Communications
Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-324f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_713631
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Vibroplex Telegraph Key

Maker:
Martin, Horace G.  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
copper (overall material)
slate (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 8 in; 6.35 cm x 8.89 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
sending key
telegraph key
Other Terms:
telegraph key; Radio
Credit Line:
from J. Vanderhoof
ID Number:
EM.315160
Catalog number:
315160
Accession number:
217659
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Communications
Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-de67-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1300683
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Incandescent lamp with ductile tungsten filament

Physical Description:
tungsten (overall material)
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
copper (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 cm x 7 cm; 7 1/16 in x 2 3/4 in
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Other Terms:
incandescent lamp; Lighting Devices; Edison; Cage; Metal
Date made:
ca 1911
Date made:
ca. 1911
Related Publication:
Bright, Jr., Arthur A.. The Electric-Lamp Industry: Technological Change and Economic Development from 1800 to 1947
Lighting A Revolution
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/lighting/
Credit Line:
from Princeton University, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, thru Dean Howard Menand
ID Number:
EM.318637
Catalog number:
318637
Accession number:
232729
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-17c7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_704238

Vibroplex Telegraph Key

Maker:
Martin, Horace G.  Search this
Physical Description:
slate (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 8 in; 6.35 cm x 8.89 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
semi-automatic key
telegraph key
Other Terms:
Radio
Date made:
ca 1907
Credit Line:
from Franklin Wingard
ID Number:
EM.320853
Catalog number:
320853
Accession number:
241556
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Communications
Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-373b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_705846
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Vibroplex Telegraph Key

Maker:
Vibroplex Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
slate (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 7 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 8.89 cm x 19.685 cm
Object Name:
telegraph key
sending key
semi-automatic key
Other Terms:
telegraph key; telegraph
Date made:
ca 1919
Credit Line:
from Western Union Telegraph Co., Engineering Dept. Labs
ID Number:
EM.311058
Catalog number:
311058
Accession number:
136987
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Communications
Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-2334-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_705845
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Loading coil for Armstrong regenerative receiver

Associated person:
Armstrong, Edwin Howard  Search this
Maker:
Armstrong, Edwin Howard  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 25 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 64.77 cm x 17.145 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
Inductance, Fixed
inductance
Other Terms:
Inductance, Fixed; Radio
Date made:
1912
Associated date:
1912
Credit Line:
from Marion Armstrong
ID Number:
EM.314503.03
Catalog number:
314503.03
Accession number:
202631
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-578b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_709805
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Loading coil for Armstrong regenerative receiver

Associated person:
Armstrong, Edwin Howard  Search this
Maker:
Armstrong, Edwin Howard  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 25 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 64.77 cm x 17.145 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
Inductance, fixed
inductance
Other Terms:
Inductance, fixed; Radio
Date made:
1912
Associated date:
1912
Credit Line:
from Marion Armstrong
ID Number:
EM.314503.04
Catalog number:
314503.04
Accession number:
202631
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-5599-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_709806
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