Raising of the Indiana

May 1, 1980 – August 5, 1980

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Pendulum Area Floor Plan

See a pump, cleaned and restored, and photographs of the Smithsonian salvage operation on Lake Superior, where the 19th-century steam-powered freighter sank in 1858. The Smithsonian has salvaged the complete steam propulsion system.