The N.C. Transportation Museum offers several exhibits and stories that focus on black history as it relates to transportation history. This February, the museum has highlighted these exhibits with a special "Hands On History" map, directing visitors to these specific exhibits and telling the stories of African American struggles and achievements.
"Hands On History" maps are offered at the Barber Junction Visitors Center
while the "Hands On History" logo highlights each artifact throughout the museum.
Inventor Garrett Morgan The faded sign with the word "Colored", still visible in the Edwards Motorcar The Brockway Fire Engine, used by the Quick Step Company