ELECTRIC, STEAM OR GASOLINE: The Past, Present and Future of Alternative Power

Presented by Western Reserve Historical Society at Cleveland History Center, Cleveland OH

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ELECTRIC, STEAM OR GASOLINE: The Past, Present and Future of Alternative Power

This exhibit, Electric, Steam or Gasoline, tells the story of the past, present, and future of alternative power.

Today’s automobile designers and manufacturers are focused on adjusting to increased demands for power & fuel alternatives. The hope is that pollutant-free, long range, & efficient vehicles are just over the horizon. That\’s not new technology though!

 

In the early 20th century 22% of cars ran on gas. Steam and electric on the other hand dominated 80% of the market. Unfortunately, as gas prices dropped, and as egos and disposable income grew, so did cars. Fuel efficiency was nonexistent, and

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission:

Adults – $12.00
Seniors (62+) –  $10.00
Veterans – $9.00
College Student (with ID) – $10
Children (ages 3-12) – $6.00
Children 2 and under – Free
WRHS Members – Free
Active Military – Free

Two carousel rides are included with every paid admission!

Discount admission rates available for groups of 12 or more, contact hcgroupsales@wrhs.org to make your reservation.

Contact: 216.721.5722

Email: tickets@wrhs.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jan 25, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jan 27, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Jan 28, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Jan 29, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jan 30, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jan 31, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 1, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 3, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Feb 4, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Feb 5, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Feb 6, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 7, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 8, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 10, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Feb 11, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Feb 12, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Feb 13, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 14, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 15, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 17, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Feb 18, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Feb 19, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Feb 20, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 21, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 22, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 24, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Feb 25, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Feb 26, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Feb 27, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 28, 2020 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)

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Additional time info:

Not open major holidays. Check WRHS.org for more information.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Cleveland History Center

10825, Cleveland, OH 44106

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

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