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How It Works: Recreating Scenes from the Steel

Smoke, sparks, and molten metal...or special effects? During this unique How It Works program, industrial and railroad photographer Brian Alesin will explain how he uses creative skills and theatrical tricks to capture the drama of industry at night. The program will show how Brian took concepts made famous...
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Iron Smelting Demonstration

On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018, iron smelting will return to NMIH. This will be a history-making demonstration, as some of the iron produced will be derived from iron oxide recovered from anthracite mine drainage. For decades, many streams and rivers in the coal regions have been polluted and...
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Veterans Day Weekend at NMIH

The National Museum of Industrial History is proud to offer free admission for all veterans on Veterans Day Weekend, November 10th and 11th. In addition, the museum is holding a special talk titled, "WWI and the Making of Bethlehem Steel" on November 11th at 11am. Although Charles Schwab had...
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