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Reynolds-Alberta Museum

The Reynolds-Alberta Museum celebrates the spirit of the machine, and is home to many old agricultural implements, such as this tractor.The Reynolds-Alberta Museum celebrates the "Spirit of the Machine" through its artifact collection and through live interpretation. The museum in Wetaskiwin looks at machines from Alberta's transportation, aviation, agricultural and industrial past from the 1890s to the 1970s. 

The library offers visitors the largest publicly accessible collection of motor vehicle, aviation, agricultural and industrial trade publication literature in Canada. The reference collection has more than 3,000 books, 50 current subscriptions and 25,000 pieces of trade literature dating from the mid-1800s to the present. The library holdings feature information on automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles, airplanes, tractors, plows, threshing machines, steam traction engines, firefighting equipment, road construction machinery and more. The collection is made up of books, magazines and newsletters, journals, newspapers, service manuals, parts manuals, owners manuals, price lists, advertisement and subject files, research reports and audio-visual materials.

The Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, farms 28 hectares using vintage seeders, balers, binders, threshers, plows, steam and gas tractors. There are an additional 40 restored or conserved artifacts on display in the Exhibition Hall's agricultural theme area. 

Contact Information:
Reynolds-Alberta Museum, 2 kilometres west of Wetaskiwin on Highway 13
Box 6360, Wetaskiwin, AB  T9A 2G1
1–800–661–4726
Phone: (780) 361–1351 
Fax: (780) 361–1239
e-mail: ram@gov.ab.ca
Internet: www.reynoldsalbertamuseum.com

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