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The New England Wireless and Steam Museum East Greenwich

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The New England Wireless and Steam Museum
1300 Frenchtown Road
East Greenwich
RI
02818
Tel: 401 885 0545

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The Museum is an electrical and mechanical engineering museum emphasizing the beginnings of radio and steam power. The museum honors engineers who achieved greatness and served the public good by analyzing and solving tough engineering problems. The museum is both archival and educational.
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    My wife and I just visited the annual Steam-up at this fantastic little museum. They have the best collection of 18 and 1900's power machinery I have ever seen. Most of these old steam engines actually run. In addition they have a collection of early underwater telegraph machinery as well as the longest continuously operating radio station in the US. On this visit we saw a Stanly Steam car next to a 21st century Tesla electric car.

    Check their website for next year's Steam-up and put it on your calendar. If you admire both ingenuity and engineering...Read More

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by Greg Warner

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My wife and I just visited the annual Steam-up at this fantastic little museum. They have the best collection of 18 and 1900's power machinery I have ever seen. Most of these old steam engines actually run. In addition they have a collection of early underwater telegraph machinery as well as the longest continuously operating radio station in the US. On this visit we saw a Stanly Steam car next to a 21st century Tesla electric car.

Check their website for next year's Steam-up and put it on your calendar. If you admire both ingenuity and engineering this place is a must.

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