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Illuminated Steam Train

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) will be running a magical illuminated steam train in the build up to Christmas. Not only will the Northern Lights Express be lit up, but so too will be parts of the forest that it runs through. https://mechtraveller.com/Extracurricular/Northern_Lights_Express.mp4   The spectacular...

Iraqi Supergun Section

This was one of the 26 sections destined to be part of Saddam Hussein’s ‘Project Babylon’ Iraqi supergun project started in the late 80s. The project was the brainchild of Dr Gerald Bull, a Canadian artillery expert who had been involved in the US-Canadian HARP project (High...

Biber Midget Submarine

The Biber (“Beaver”) midget submarine was not Germany’s most successful weapon in WW2. Designed hastily in Feb 1944 in a bid to compensate for the horrendous losses in the U-boat fleet, and in anticipation of an imminent Allied invasion, the Biber was a cheap, one-man submarine, capable...

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