Planes, Trains, Automobiles … and Wagons
Lecture no. 8 from the course: Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History
Taught by Professor Richard Kurin | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Examine four key artifacts that tell the story of America on the move: the Conestoga wagon; the John Bull steam locomotive; the Ford Model T; and Charles Lindbergh’s airplane, the Spirit of St. Louis. Each represents a technology that profoundly altered the nation.