“The Battleship of the Future” was projected in Popular Mechanics issue from 1940 just before aircraft carrier tactics proved otherwise

Just because it’s published as cutting edge does not mean it is correct.  Sometimes such technical articles miss the evidence that the technology may already be approaching obsolescence.

The battleship was in about a year or so going to prove its obsolescence at Pearl Harbor  as WW-2 approached.

The message?

Make sure your railroad freight plans are not also obsolete with small freight train technology.

For more about this interesting history lesson, log onto http://m.imgur.com/r/WarshipPorn/QimZw6O

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