Grade Range: 9-12Resource Type(s): Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 7/7/2008
Students can learn about the history of the sugarcane industry in Hawaii by exploring how the Olomana, a plantation locomotive, was used to serve the fields. This reference page is included in the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.
Museum education, Self-paced learning modules, Thematic approach, Visual instruction
The steam locomotive "John Bull" was built in 1831 and ran for 35 years, pulling trains of passen...
1900’s, agriculture, 20th, history, 1900, object, America, Immigration, American, immigrant, environment, 1800, rail, culture, twentieth, nineteenth, 19th, sugar, learning, century
Ride a train with a friendly conductor who teaches a young boy how to talk like a railroader.
Support for Smithsonian's History Explorer is provided by the Verizon Foundation