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1. 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...

2. Millikan Oil Drop Apparatus Millikan Oil Drop Apparatus Physics; Nobel Prize; Nobel Laureate; Scientific experiments; Electrons A metal cylinder, approximately thirty-six inches tall and twenty-four inches in diameter with two internal horizontal plates and several openings used for lighting and viewing inside the cylinder.

3. Flint kit Flint kit Flint kit; Whale oil; Whale; Whaling; Lamps; Lighting device; Light; Steel; A small tin half cylinder with a sliding panel top. Inside the cylinder was stored small pieces of flint wrapped in cotton wadding. At the end of the tin cylinder is attached a steel wheel on which to...

4. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene A tin lamp formed in a broad, short cylinder. Three upright cylindrical wick holders are mounted on top of the cylinder well separated from one another, indicating this is probably a camphene lamp.

5. Candlestick Candlestick Candlesticks; Wax; Pioneers; Lighting; Tallow; Tin hog-scraper style candlestick. Has a round concave base with a tin cylinder protruding upwards from the center and a flattened lip with a short flat handle. 5" high. Candle drippings cover the entire...

6. Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone Cornerstones; Time capsules; Scientific experiments; Viruses; Bacteria; Chemistry; Physics; Duplicates of physically of biologically "alive" experiments in tubes laid in the Museum of Science and Industry's Cornerstone in 1952. Specifically, these tubes contain: slow crystallization, lotus seeds,...

7. 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....

8. Benz Velo Automobile Benz Velo Automobile Automobiles; Automobiles--Germany; Cars; Land transportation; Benz, Bertha; Benz, Carl, 1884-1929; Inventions; Motorized buggy; Transportation The Benz Velo is a motorized two-passenger buggy. Its engine is situated in a box behind the seats. The auto has four wheels with spokes, the back two are 35.5 and the front two are twenty-three inches....

9. 1914 Model T Ford 1914 Model T Ford Automobiles; Cars; Land transportation; Detroit, Michigan A black, four-passenger, three-door car, with a black leather top, a two-piece folding windshield, and four black leather seats. On the exterior are two running boards, two headlights, one rear lantern-shaped...

10. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene Small camphene/kerosene lamp made out of tin. A saucer holds a small cylinder on top of which is a globular reservoir with a pronounced shoulder. This leads to a single wick channel. A conical cap is attached...

11. Lamp, Camphene; Lamp, Camphene; Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene Small camphene/kerosene lamp made out of brass. A saucer holds a small cylinder on top of which is a globular reservoir with a pronounced shoulder. This leads to a single wick channel. A conical cap is...

12. Drag Roller Drag Roller McLean County, Illinois; Sketches; Corn This drawing shows a drag roller, a rotating cylinder on one end and a hitch on the other.
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