Exhibits > Online Exhibits
Just because The Transportation Museum isn't open doesn't mean that there aren't current events or interesting exhibits to explore in the world of transportation! The museum's Online Exhibits, with links to external sources if you're interested in learning more, allow visitors to continue to learn about transportation, even when the museum isn't open.
THE PONY EXPRESS • JUNE 10, 2018
Learn about the Wells Fargo stagecoach, communication aided by the telegraph, and the Pony Express, three ideas from the mid-1800's that helped to develop the West and forever changed our nation's history. This exhibit comes from the Wells Fargo History Museum in Old Town, Sacramento.
CALIFORNIA HIGH-SPEED RAIL • MARCH 18, 2018
On Friday, March 9, the California High-Speed Rail Authority published its biennial business plan. Among the details, the cost has risen to $77.3 million (double the original plan), the system has been delayed 3 years, and the travel time between San Francisco, the Central Valley, and Los Angeles has increased.
THE TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM • FEBRUARY 1, 2018
The Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum, a local history museum located in Sunnyvale, wrote a short article about The Transportation Museum in their January/February 2018 newsletter. Two of the 10th Annual Transportation Museum's visitors came from this Sunnyvale museum, and they used this experience to write the article.
AMTRAK • FEBRUARY 20, 2018
Amtrak, America's national passenger rail service, has always been on the receiving end of federal budget cuts. But Trump's most recent proposal for the 2019 US Budget plan (released on February 12) may mean that Amtrak will need to eliminate many of its routes, particularly its scenic, long-distance routes.