RF wrote:The only remaining difficulty (in the short term) then will be one of finance, particulary against the background of economic recession and the new financial austerity following on from the problems with the banking system liquidity and of course the costs of supporting the Euro.
If we are looking at 50 to 100 years hence - will there still be the same level of interest in Bismarck? Or will more current issues then command the financial purse strings, such as space exploration?
RF wrote:True, you can't skimp on starship ''warpdrive'' but it would be likely by then that the skills in boiler making would have been lost for ever.
Some of the heritage steam railways in Britain are now starting to encounter problems in keeping a pool of trained skilled labour in boiler making and steam engine maintenance as the older generation passes away and todays young enthusiasts have to be given the training in these old and obsolete technologies, which includes learning to work by getting your hands dirty with oil, grease and grime - something that the computer savvy youngsters tend to find rather disturbing...
willmart 97 wrote:I felt that the guns should be salvaged, for people to marvel at their size and destructive power.
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