Science: Museum of Engineering

In name and membership the National Museum of Engineering and Industry, Inc., already exists. But it has no home. Its sponsors now propose to erect one on the grounds of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. Its present headquarters are in the Engineering Societies Building, Manhattan.

Here would dwell the models of inventions, once revolutionary, now antiquated. Here the First Cause of street cars, steamboats, telephones could be seen. "In this way the U. S. will be given the kind of institution which all the great European nations have possessed for years."

In the American plan, however, a departure is proposed, made necessary by...

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