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Matt Bergstrom’s Exhibit; builds even further, further, further continued…(whew!)…

The Pension Building / National Building Museum was in the last in the row of exhibited buildings, on the base tier of the Bergstrom display (started last chapter; see pic 1). The structure was very well built, with carefully folded corners, very precisely printed windows and roof details. The model is clean and informative of the actual structure. The actual building was built in the 19th century, primarily to distribute benefits to the Civil War Veterans, though Revolutionary War and Mexican War Vets were also supported through this structure. These days, the building is the National Museum Building, a structure dedicated to celebrating United States achievements in building arts.

Last chapter, I had noted the Metro train model; here its image may be seen (see pic 2).

Behind the exhibited buildings, Matt included the Golden Gate Bridge; an American landmark that is a linchpin of western US identity. Unfortunately, I didn’t get a good photo for you. [remember: don’t touch the models…even for a picture!!!].

Picture 1: National Building Museum is a museum of architecture, design, engineering, construction, and urban planning in Washington, D.C.…

Picture 2: DC Metro train…
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