Reno, Nevada Tour & Event Descriptions

Reno, Nevada Tour & Event Descriptions

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 – OPTIONAL TOUR (This Tour is Now Full) We will visit the Verdi Hydroelectric Plant, built in 1911 by the Truckee River…

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2019 SIA Fall Tour - Reno, Nevada

2019 SIA Fall Tour – Reno, Nevada

September 19 – 22, 2019 REGISTER ONLINE The 2019 Society for Industrial Archeology Fall Tour will take place September 19-22 in Reno, Nevada. The “Rush…

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Online Registration Now Open for Fall Tour of Dayton

Online Registration Now Open for Fall Tour of Dayton

Registration for the 2018 SIA Fall Tour, Sept. 27-30 in Dayton, Ohio, is now open. Follow this link for online registration Find more information about…

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2018 SIA Fall Tour Site Descriptions

2018 SIA Fall Tour Site Descriptions

Online registration for the 2018 SIA Fall Tour of Dayton, Ohio opens Wednesday, August 1! TOUR SITE DESCRIPTIONS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 Optional Early-Bird Tour to…

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2018 SIA Fall Tour - Dayton, Ohio

2018 SIA Fall Tour – Dayton, Ohio

  Employees of the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company stand on the wings of the Dayton-Wright RB-1. Courtesy of Special Collections & Archives, Wright State University. Writing…

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Register Now for the 2017 SIA Fall Tour - Nashville Tennessee

Register Now for the 2017 SIA Fall Tour – Nashville Tennessee

  Record finishing, left, and pressing at Bullet Plastics Co., 1952. Courtesy Tennessee State Library and Archives. Founded in 1779, Nashville’s location on the Cumberland…

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Fall Tour Special Considerations

Fall Tour Special Considerations

Several sites will conduct a security review of attendees’ names prior to the visit. You must bring a current photo ID to participate in the…

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Fall Tour Site Descriptions

Fall Tour Site Descriptions

Thursday, September 14 – Optional Tour Nissan Vehicle Assembly Plant – The opening of the Nissan Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant in 1983 was a groundbreaking…

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Great Falls, Montana Fall Tour, Oct. 8-11 2015

Great Falls, Montana Fall Tour, Oct. 8-11 2015

Montana’s IA, Hydropower Plus Text by Brian Shovers and John A. McConnell, photographs by Saul Tannenbaum; from SIA Newsletter Volume 45, No. 1, Spring 2006…

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SIA 2015 Fall Tour - Great Falls, Montana, October 8-10, 2015

SIA 2015 Fall Tour – Great Falls, Montana, October 8-10, 2015

Photograph above: Ryan Dam and Powerhouse: built at the Great Falls of the Missouri (also called Volta Falls) in 1915, this hydroelectric facility was built…

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