The sheer size of the Titanic never ceases to amaze, especially when you consider that it was designed with nothing but slide rules and drafting tables. The steel plates on the hull don’t seem to be joined particularly well, if you know what the story is here let us all know in the comments below.

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Founder & Senior Editor Silodrome

Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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