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January 4, 2017

The Westinghouse Time Capsule

At 1 p.m. on the 1938 autumnal equinox, Sept. 23, the Westinghouse Time Capsule descended into a hole in the earth on the grounds of the New York World’s Fair, not to be seen again for 5,000 years.

January 20, 2016

The Secret History of a Famous Westinghouse Photograph

One of the most recognizable images of George Westinghouse Jr. depicts the inventor and businessman seated at a drafting board, a piece of paper in front of him and glasses perched on his nose. Read the story behind the photograph as the Library & Archives explores the secret history of this famous photograph.