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1. Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane Air transportation; Aircraft; Airplanes; Transportation; Airmail; Biplanes; Engines; Radial engine; Postal service A single-engine biplane. The fuselage is painted green and gray and its wings are red and gray. Wing construction consists of solid spruce wooden poles routed out for lightness, spruce ribs and a plywood...

2. Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' Airplanes; Biplanes; Air transportation; Aviation; Barnstorming; World's Fair; A Century of Progress The Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' is a single-engine biplane. The 'Jenny's' fuselage is painted black and silver, its propeller is black, and its wings are yellow. The plane's height is approximately ten feet,...

3. O'er the ramparts we watch O'er the ramparts we watch World War II; War posters, American; United States, Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.; World War, 1939-1945--United States; Poster, color, 24.9 x 19 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office

4. Boeing 727 Jetliner Boeing 727 Jetliner Airplanes; Jets; Jetliners; Air transportation; Aircraft; Commercial air travel The Boeing 727 passenger jet is thirty-four feet tall, 137 feet long, with a wingspan of 110 feet. When the plane is empty it weighs 80,602 pounds; at full capacity with crew, passengers, and cargo, it...

5. Supermarine Spitfire Mark 1A Supermarine Spitfire Mark 1A Airplanes; Aircraft; Fighter planes; Battle of Britain; Aviation; World War II; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations; Air transportation; Southampton, England The Mark 1A Spitfire is a World War II fighter plane. It has a single seat, multiple guns, and a variety of other armaments. The length of the fuselage is approximately sixteen feet and the wingspan is...

6. Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' Attack aircraft; Attack plane; Aircraft; Dive bombers; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations; Airplanes; Air transportation; The Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' is a large gullwing-shaped German dive-bomber used during World War II. Its sides and upper surfaces are painted dark forest green with tan sand patterns. Black and white...

7. Pioneer Zephyr Pioneer Zephyr Railroads; Rail transportation; Trains; Streamline design; Art Moderne; Art Deco; Diesel locomotives; World's Fair; A Century of Progress; Speed records; A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.

8. Spirit of America Racecar Spirit of America Racecar Racecars; Jet-powered racecars; Racing cars; Automobiles; World records; Speed records; Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah; Land transportation A jet-powered racecar. It has an elongated aerodynamic fuselage, which is supported by one large wheel in the front and two in back. The internal structure consists of welded tubular white metal welded...

9. Octave Chanute Glider Model Octave Chanute Glider Model Gliders; Aviation; Air transportation; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Transportation; Models; Aircraft The Octave Chanute Glider model is a one-quarter the scale prototype of a full sized glider. Its dimensions are: the height is eight inches high, thirty-six inches wide, forty-eight inches long. The glider...

10. Foucault's Pendulum Foucault's Pendulum Pendulum; Mechanical tools; Equipment; Astronomy; Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543; A Century of Progress; World's Fair; The Foucault Pendulum hangs suspended via a sixty-four foot, six inch length of thin cable, has a sixteen-inch diameter brass sphere, filled with lead shot and weighs 650 pounds. Situated underneath the...

11. The Travel Air Model R 'Mystery Ship' Texaco No. 13 monoplane The Travel Air Model R 'Mystery Ship' Texaco No. 13 monoplane A monoplane, which set hundreds of cross country flight records in the 1930s. The pilot was Frank Hawks. It competed in the 1930 Chicago National Air Races. 'Texaco 13' was originally purchased by the...

12. WCIA, Channel 3. CBS Affiliate for Champaign, Illinois and surrounding Central Illinois Area. WCIA, Channel 3. CBS Affiliate for Champaign, Illinois and surrounding Central Illinois Area. Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Radio stations; Technology; Industry 509 South Neil Street, Champaign, IL.

13. The downfall of the dictators is assured The downfall of the dictators is assured World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II; Fighter planes Poster, color, 19.75 x 29.75 in., printed by Thomas Forman Ltd., Nottingham, England.

14. Together Together World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II; Patriotism--Great Britain Poster, color, 20 x 30 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by Lowe & Brydone Printers Ltd., London.

15. Back up the fighting forces Back up the fighting forces World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II; Patriotism--Great Britain Poster, color, 15 x 20 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd., London.

16. Model of Newcomen's Atmospheric Steam Engine Model of Newcomen's Atmospheric Steam Engine Steam engines; Industrial Revolution; Coal mines; Steam power; Inventions; Newcomen, Thomas, 1663-1729; Innovation; Power production; Patents; This is a model of Newcomen’s Atmospheric Steam Engine. Newcomen’s steam engine consisted of a metal boiler with a cylinder mounted above. Inside the cylinder is a piston, sealed as closely as possible...

17. Wright Brothers Model B Airplane Engine Wright Brothers Model B Airplane Engine Airplanes; Aircraft; Airplane engines; Air transportation; Aviation; Engines The Wright Brothers Model B Airplane Engine is a vertical, four-cylinder, water-cooled, inline, reciprocating engine [a reciprocating engine converts energy from fuel to mechanical motion by driving the...

18. Bernardi Automobile Bernardi Automobile Automobiles; Cars; Transportation; Land transportation; Engines; Verona, Italy The Bernardi is a two-passenger automobile painted black with red trim. It has three wheels, two in the front and one in the rear. The small steering wheel is on the right side next to the brake handle....

19. Magdeburg Hemispheres Magdeburg Hemispheres Scientific inventions; Vacuums; Madgeburg, Germany; Scientific experiments; Physics; Scientific demonstrations The two brass Magdeburg Hemispheres are twelve feet in diameter.

20. U-505 Submarine U-505 Submarine Submarines; Submarine warfare; Sea battles; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Transportation; Water transportation; German Navy The U-505 is 252 feet long, thirty-seven feet high at the conning tower and twenty-two feet wide at its widest point. Its maximum speed was 18.3 knots on the surface and 7.3 knots submerged. The submarine...
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