|Museum publications are distributed to teachers, schools, libraries and children's organizations such as the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts, Civil Air Cadets and extra-curricular groups at no charge. For others, the cost of each publication is listed below. Contact the Museum at 207-594-4418 or by e-mail to request a copy of a particular publication. See below for details on ordering publications and on becoming a member of the Museum.
Strut & Axle
The Strut & Axle is the Museum's quarterly membership publication. Each issue is comprised of historical and scientific articles, vignettes, remembrances and photographs relating to transportation history and technologies. The printed version of the Strut will be mailed free of charge to any teacher, school, library or other non-profit organization requesting it. It is also mailed to members of the Museum.
Sample an online article from the 25th anniversary issue of the Strut & Axle
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Information on becoming a member
The Collections Catalog contains photos, facts and anecdotes on most of the airplanes, automobiles, engines, bicycles, carriages and motorcycles in the Museum's collection. A copy of the Collections Catalog is sent to the leader(s) of each school group scheduling a tour, and is available free of charge to all schools, teachers and libraries. The Catalog is available to the public for $15.00 (includes shipping and handling.)
The Collections Catalog is also available online.
Education 2001 Guide
The Museum's Education Initiative Guide details the education resources available through the Museum and elsewhere. We recommend it as a place to start if you plan to incorporate transportation history and technologies into your classroom activities. The Education 2001 Guide contains a constantly growing list of resources, ideas and opportunities for you to use in the classroom and at the Museum.
Teachers, school administrators, librarians, Scout leaders and other leaders of non-profit organizations may order any of our publications free of charge, by telephone (207-594-4418) or by e-mail. Please specify which publications you are ordering, and please provide us with your mailing address and the name of the organization you work with.
The Strut & Axle is mailed to all of the Museum's members. The Museum will mail the Strut to any library, school, teacher, Scout leader or non-profit leader requesting it. Selected back issues are available. Index of archived articles from the pages of the Strut & Axle
The Collections Catalog can be ordered by telephone, by e-mail using credit card, and by the U.S. Mail using credit card, check or money order. If ordering by e-mail, please include your mailing address, credit card number and expiration date and the quantity. To order by phone call 207-594-4418. Checks should be made payable to OHTM or the Owls Head Transportation Museum.
The Education 2001 Guide is available free of charge to anyone.
To order publications by mail, make checks payable to, and send to:
P.O. Box 277, Owls Head, Maine 04854.
Order by e-mail. Please specify what you are ordering, your mailing address, and, if applicable, your credit card # and expiration date.
To order by phone, call 207-594-4418.
Please be sure...
For U.S. postal and e-mail orders, be sure to include the name of the publication(s), your full name and mailing address, and, if applicable, payment.
If you are a teacher or other education professional, please tell us the name of your organization or school, its location and mailing address, and, if applicable, the School Administrative District number.