Heinz History Center Showcases the Evolution of Football Helmets
Pulled from the Senator John Heinz History Center’s artifact collection, these helmets show how far helmet technology and safety considerations have come.
By Ian Mikrut
Photos by Michael Fornataro
“It’s interesting to take a step back in time and look at this equipment to see how far helmet technology has advanced through the years,” Smith says. “These helmets not only showcase the evolution of football gear, but also uniquely tell their own individual stories.”