1948 Election Wire Recording

Peirce 260 wire recorder After the tumultuous 1948 election, someone made a political mix tape—half an hour of radio highlights from election coverage—on a small spool of very, very thin wire.  →

The Antique Studebaker Club, June 2016

On June 28 the Antique Studebaker Club visited the museum as part of its 2016 International Meet. Beautiful cars, great people, live steam--a recipe for a wonderful afternoon.  →

A Corliss Reader

A collection of contemporary accounts of the installation and management of Corliss engines.  →

Steam-Up 2015

The 51st Yankee Steam Up was held on Saturday, October 17, 2015. It was a crisp fall day, the crowd was smiling, and the sun shone.  →

Underhill descendants visit the museum

On July 6 we had a visit from descendants of Mr. Charles R. Underhill, author, engineer and mentor to Edwin H. Armstrong, the inventor of regenerative and superheterodyne radio circuits and FM radio. In the Wireless Building we have a display of Mr. Underhill's books and other memorabilia.  →

Wireless Building History

Eldredge's Cow Barn 1963 The Wireless Building started life as a barn. After a thorough cleaning and major renovation, the stalls have become exhibits.  →