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The Smithsonian Institue also known simply as "The Smithsonian", is a group of 19 museums, 21 libraries, 9 research centers, and a zoo administered by the Government of the United States.
 
The National Museum of American History, commonly referred to as the American History Museum, is a museum of The Smithsonian, and home to the Power Machinery exhibition. 
 
In this permanent exhibition you can find examples of early stationary steam engines including the first commercially useful steam engine, designed by Englishman Thomas Savery in 1712.   Also on display is one of the oldest surviving relics of an American-built stationary steam engine, a Holloway 10-horsepower engine of 1819. 
 
In addition, The Smithsonian also has a digital archives containing Collection Images, Videos, Stories, Exhibitions that can be searched and explored, Websites and other various artifacts pertaining to Stationary Steam Engines and Steam Engines in general.

 
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