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Machinery Pages  AK-CACO-CT, DE-IAIL-LA, NC-NH, NJ-NY, OH-SC, TX, UT-ZZ  
  Illinois
 
Atwood
 
Harris Agricultural Museum
 
202 West Locust
 
Atwood  IL  61913    
 
Phone   217 578-2231
 
Web Site  http://www.ccmmra.com/museum.html
 
E-mail  mailto:harrisagmuseum@harriscompanies.com
 
Description  antique tractors, engines, farm equipment - by appointment only
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Industry /Profession Farming
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
Collection N-Z  Tractors
 
New or Updated:   2/9/2004

Clinton
Clifton H Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum
219 E Woodlawn St
Clinton IL 61727
Phone 217 935-6066
Web Site http://www.chmoorehomestead.org/
Alt Web http://www.rootsweb.com/~ildewitt/today.htm
Description home of prominent lawyer in late 1800s
Type of Resource House Museum
Collection A-F Furniture
Collection G-M Machinery
Industry Telecommunications
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 05/21/2003

  Illinois
  Peoria
  Wheels O' Time Museum
 
11923 N Knoxville Ave
  PO Box 9636
  Peoria  IL  61612    
  Phone  309 243-9020
  Web Site  http://www.wheelsotime.org/
  E-mail  mailto:wotmuseum@aol.com
 
Description  Automobiles, fire engines, railroad models and full size, clocks, music                         machines, dolls
 
Type of Resource         Museum
 
Primary Focus  Automotive
  Collection A-F  Dolls
  Collection G-M  Machinery
  Collection N-Z  Vehicles
  New or Updated:  07/18/2003

 


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Indiana
Dugger
Dugger Coal Museum
East Main Street
Dugger IN
Phone 812 648-2381
Web Site *****
Description about coal and those who mine it
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Mining
Collection N-Z Machinery
New or Updated: 05/20/2003

La Porte
Hesston Steam Museum
1201 E 1000 N
La Porte IN 46350
Phone 219 778-2783
Web Site www.michigancity.com/Hesston/Hesston.html
Description steam engines of many kinds, operating steam powered sawmill, 3 gauges of train rides on 155 acre site
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Collection G-M Machinery
Last changed: 03/08/2003
Kansas
Bonner Springs
National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame
630 Hall of Fame Drive
Bonner Springs KS 66012
Phone 913 721-1075
Web Site http://aghalloffame.com/
Description 172 acres with several galleries, museum building, "Farm Town USA" building complex
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Industry /Profession Farming
Collection G-M Machinery
Collection N-Z Painting
New or Updated: 05/20/2003
 

  KS

  El Dorado

  Kansas Oil Museum

  383 East Central

  El Dorado  KS  67042    

  Phone   316 321-9333

  Web Site  http://skyways.lib.ks.us/museums/kom/index.html

  Description  Oil Exploration in Kansas - derrick, theater, scale models, 10 acres of

                    field equipment & historic buildings

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Industrial

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Oil

  Collection  Machinery

  Collection G-M  Models

  Research  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Butler County Historical Society

  New or Updated:  3/25/2006

  Great Bend
 
Kansas Oil  Museum
 
5944 W 10th St
 
Great Bend  KS   67530
 
Phone   620 793-5742
 
Alt Phone   620 792-7033
 
Web Site  http://www.visitgreatbend.com/aviaoil.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.aoghs.org/MuseumLinks.asp
 
Description  products, models of production facilities, drilling equipment, geology
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
  Nature of Group
Hall of Fame
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology
 
Industry /Profession Energy
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
New or Updated:   7/8/2005
 

  Kansas

  Salina

  Yesteryear Museum

  1100 W Diamond Road

  Salina  KS    67401    

  Phone   785 825-8473

  Web Site  http://www.yesteryearmuseum.com/

  E-mail  mailto:ckf@yesteryearmuseum.com

  Description  farm implements & rural life, living history & reenactment events

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or Updated:  12/5/2005

  Kentucky

  Louisville

  Callahan Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind

  1839 Frankfort Avenue

  Louisville    KY

  Web Site  http://www.aph.org/museum/index.html

  Toll Free  800 223-1839

  Description  artifacts on the educational history of blind people, including braille writers and talking  books; tours of the Printing House are also available

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection G-M  Mechanical

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:   3/14/2005

  Louisiana

  Morgan City

  International Petroleum Museum

  111 First St

  PO Box 1988

  Morgan City   LA  70381    

  Phone   985 384-3744

  Web Site  http://www.rigmuseum.com/

  E-mail  http://www.rigmuseum.com/rigmuseum@petronet.net

  Description  walk aboard an offshore drilling rig

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Energy

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or Updated:  12/3/2004
 

  LA

  Oil City

  Caddo Pine Island Oil & History Museum

  South Land Ave

  Oil City  LA   71061    

  Phone   318 995-6845

  Web Site  http://members.aol.com/CaddoPine/

  Description  oil derrick, oil company town buildings,

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type   Depot

  Industry /Profession Oil

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:   11/11/2005

  MA

  Attleboro

  Attleboro Area Industrial Museum

  42 Union Street

  Attleboro  MA    02703    

  Phone   508 222-3918

  Web Site  http://www.industrialmuseum.com/

  E-mail  mailto:info@industrialmuseum.com

  Description  located in former metals refinery

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Factory

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:     11/25/2005
 

  MA

  Waltham

  Charles River Museum of Industry

  154 Moody Street

  Waltham  MA   02453    

  Phone  781 893-5410

  Web Site http://www.crmi.org/index.htm

  E-mail  mailto:info@crmi.org

  Description  Lowell textiles, Waltham Watch Co, working vintage machinery

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Collection A-F  Clocks

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or Updated:  7/1/2006

  MD

  Cambridge

  La Grange Plantation

  902 LaGrange Avenue

  Cambridge  MD  21613    

  Phone  410 228-7953

  Web Site http://home.comcast.net/~dchs_inc/

  E-mail  mailto:DCHS@verison.net

  Description  campus holds Meredith house, Neild museum, gardens, stable,

                    heritage center, 1831 McCormick Reaper

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Collection G-M   Machinery

  Collection N-Z   Woodcarving

  Group Identity  Native American

  Owner/Operator:  Dorchester County Historical Society

  New or Updated:   6/28/2007

  ME

  Ashland

  Ashland Logging Museum

  Box 348

  Ashland  ME  04732    

  Phone  207 435-6679

  Web Site http://www.townofashland.com/Ashland_Logging_Museum.htm

  Description  replica logging camp

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Logging

  Collection G-M   Machinery

  New or Updated:  5/9/2007

  MI

  Coloma

  North Berrien Historical Society

  300 Coloma Ave

  PO Box 207

  Coloma MI  49038    

  Phone   269 468-3330

  Web Site http://www.northberrienhistory.org/

  Description  5 buildings on 4 acre campus, agricultural building, print shop, farm

                    house, barn

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Industry /Profession Printing

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or Updated:  1/9/2007
 

  MI

  Hancock

  Quincy Mine Hoist Association

  49750 US 41

  Hancock  MI   49930    

  Phone 906 482-3101

  Web Site http://www.quincymine.com/

  E-mail  mailto:edyarbrough@quincymine.com

  Description copper mine tours, #2 shafthouse, steam hoist, cog rail tram, museum

  Type of Resource  Historic District

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Field of Study  Minerals

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or Updated:  9/19/2007

  MT

  Butte

  World Museum of Mining

  155 Museum Way

  PO Box 33

  Butte       MT      59703    

  Phone   406 723-7211

  Web   www.miningmuseum.org

  Description  Orphan Girl Mine structures & original equipment, mine yard,

                    underground exhibit, 50 building 1890s mining town

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Village

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or  Updated                        1/31/2006
 

  MT

  Great Falls

  Mehmke's Steam Engine Museum

  8244 US Highway 89

  Great Falls  MT   59405    

  Phone  406 452-6571

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://russell.visitmt.com/listings/337.htm

  Description  operational steam  and gasoline engines and farm related items

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus Industrial

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or Updated:   5/12/2006
 

  MT

  Libby

  Heritage Museum - Libby

  1367 US Highway 2 S

  PO Box 628

  Libby  MT   59923    

  Phone  406 293-7521

  Web Site http://lincolncountylibraries.com/museum/

  E-mail  mailto:info@libbymt.com

  Alt Web http://www.libbymt.com/areaattractions/museum.htm

  Description  12 sided log structure with art, aninals, period rooms, various buildings

                    and mining & lumbering equipment outside

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection A-F  Costume

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  Collection N-Z  Taxidermy

  New or Updated:  7/16/2007

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